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Lying at the opposite end of the vast continent of Eurasia from the British Isles is the archipelago of islands that forms Japan. Westernized and yet profoundly Oriental, Japan remains an enigmatic land to westerners, few of whom know much about it beyond its shiny consumer exports. Stretching from the sub-tropics in the Ryukyus to […]

FULLY BOOKED! Compassion can be put into practice if one recognizes the fact that every human being is a member of humanity and the human family, regardless of differences in religion, culture, colour and creed.  Deep down there is no difference – The Dalai Lama  Ladakh has long been more than just a state in […]

THIS TOUR IS NOW FULLY BOOKED SOUTH AFRICA (THE KALAHARI) AND NAMIBIA “Here was a place where creatures did not know of man’s crimes against nature. Perhaps, if we were sensitive enough to the freedoms of these animals we could slip unnoticed into this ancient river valley and carefully study its treasures without damaging it. […]

“One of the greatest wildlife spectacles in the United States” – Inger Vandyke, the Toronto Observer, December 2014 It’s November and, as the temperatures plummet towards freezing, a small patch of reclaimed farmland and ponds in New Mexico erupts into one of the biggest wildlife spectacles of North America. Bosque Del Apache straddles a patch […]

SOUTH EASTERN TIBET EXPEDITION – CHENGDU TO LHASA ONLY 3 PLACES LEFT! Spanning almost 2500 kilometres, the incredible Sichuan Tibet Highway traverses the mountainous regions of Sichuan in western China.  It took nearly four years to build and at the conclusion of its construction, was considered one of the engineering wonders of modern China in […]

AN EXPEDITION TO MOUNT KAILASH, SHISHA PANGMA AND MOUNT EVEREST (Including the Saga Dawa Festival at Mount Kailash) Tibet, the fabled Land of Snows, is the highest region of western China.  It is home to the world’s tallest and most spiritual mountains including the incredible Chomolungma or Mount Everest. In May 2018 I am leading […]

SOUTH AFRICA (THE KALAHARI) AND NAMIBIA “Here was a place where creatures did not know of man’s crimes against nature. Perhaps, if we were sensitive enough to the freedoms of these animals we could slip unnoticed into this ancient river valley and carefully study its treasures without damaging it. We were determined to protect one […]