Japan (2) July 30 – August 12, 2016

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Japan (1) July 30 – August 12, 2016

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Southern Africa & Island Nations in Indian Ocean Epilogue (April 22-July 22, 2016)

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Madagascar (5) June 22 – July 20, 2016

July 16-20, 2016: Nosy Be & Aakarafantsika National Park

'Lash and burn' practice: formula for disaster?

‘Slash and burn’ practice: formula for disaster?

Madagascar, world's largest vanilla producer

Madagascar, world’s largest vanilla producer

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Madagascar (4) June 22 – July 20, 2016

Roaming in North Madagascar: July 11-15, 2016

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Madagascar (3) June 22 – July 20, 2016

July 3-10: Antsirabe, Ranomafana National Park, Ranohira, Isalo National Park, Tulear & Ifaty

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Madagascar (2) June 22 – July 20, 2016

June 27 – July 3, 2016: Andasibe. Morondava, Baobabs & Tsingy

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Madagascar (1) June 22 – July 20, 2016

June 22 – 26, 2016: Antananarivo

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Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island with an area of 592,800km², was once part of the ancient super-continent Gondwanaland and broke away from the Indian subcontinent about 88 million years ago. Owing to its isolation, Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot with over 90% of its wildlife found nowhere else on earth. Henceforth, it is considered the ‘eighth continent’ and a paradise for nature lovers.

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Reunion (2) June 10 – 21, 2016

June 16-22: St-Pierre, Hiking in Volcano and Piton des Neiges & Cilaos

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Reunion (1) June 10 – 21, 2016

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I like France and find its overseas islands scattered in South Pacific and Indian Ocean intriguing and special. La Réunion is a walker’s paradise with more than 1,000km of well-marked trails and a well-kept secret. In many ways, it is the most fascinating of the Mascarene trio (i.e. Mauritius, Rodrigues and La Réunion).

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