I have visited Ecuador three times: in August 2012 for a week to see Spectacled Bears and Mountain Tapirs in the Andes, and then to the Napo Valley; and for a long weekend in Septe
In August 2019 I spent a night in West Virginia looking for Appalachian Cottontails.
I've visited Peru twice. In 2014 I spent a week with my son at Chaparri Lodge, in Lambayeque, and Tapiche Reserve in Loreto. See my 2014 report. I returned in 2019 to help Fiona Re
I haven’t been to Saudi Arabia.
I visited central Gabon for a spectacular two weeks in August 2018 focussed on Lope National Park, plus Tsam Tsam lodge and a couple of sites near Libreville.
I spent a couple of night in Alabama in June 2018. The swampy hardwood forest around Demopolis is some of the last of Alabama's "Black Belt" forest, a particularly rich ecosystem
My first trip to Namibia was a family holiday, so I needed to try to fit mammal watching around two small children. I guess the trip was quite successful in that the kids enjoyed i
I spent a week in Taiwan in August 2017. The country is not at all what I imagined: far more forest, mountains and mammals.I returned for two nights in July 2018. Dasyeushan Nation
I went to Laos for 3 nights in July 2017. I took my kids to visit the Gibbon Experience, to see some of the last 200 Black-crested Gibbons left in Laos. The Gibbon Experience is bu
My first visit to Argentina was just for a few hours over the border from Brazil at Iguazu. I returned in 2017 and spent a weekend in Entre Rios.