Tag Archives: birds


Holgate Glacier, Alaska

Day 2 of Le Soleal’s unplanned stay in port in Seward, Alaska. The vast majority of the passengers are taking chartered catamarans to see the Holgate Glacier, which was our planned ship itinerary yesterday. Other […]


Islands of Four Mountains, Aleutian Islands

Today’s plan is an “unplanned” landing at Chuginadak Island, part of the strangely named Islands of Four Mountains archipelago. It is meant to be a sea day en route to Unalaska Island, but our captain […]


Big Cats and Birds of Eden, Plett Bay

There are a number of wildlife centres on the Garden Route between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth, South Africa. On the way to Port Elizabeth, I have time to visit two of them – Tenikwa […]


Salar de Pujsa

One of my favourite places in the Atacama Desert is Salar de Tara. situated at a breath-taking 4000 metres above sea level. Nearby is Salar de Pujsa, home to a large number of Andean and […]