Category Archives: Asia/Pacific

Bhutan – Apr/May 2015

Great Hornbill
Great Hornbill

Bhutan was on our bucket list for some time – east of Nepal, squished between China and India, it is a country of Gross National Happiness, Himalayan beauty, unspoiled forests, and – most importantly for us – it is a birder’s paradise.  In April/May of 2015 we joined Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for a 3+ week “trip of a lifetime”.
Read all about it here!

Cycling New Zealand

Robert at the Tasman Sea
Robert at the Tasman Sea (Nov 2011)

One of the world’s most scenic train rides, glaciers that are protected by UNESCO, wilderness eco-lodges, gourmet feasts and the region’s distinct Pinot Noirs and Sauvignon Blancs … not to mention penguins! The South Island of New Zealand had it all. Read more about it!