Gorillas in My Midst: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Shrouded in a thick blanket of fog, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest certainly looked every bit as menacing as its name suggested on the morning I was scheduled to ascend its emerald canopy. Continue reading

Big Fish: Swimming with Whale Sharks in Donsol

As travellers, we suffer a relentless assault on our sensibilities. Long days followed by sleepless nights, cold showers absent water pressure, travellers diarrhea, unsanitary toilets, overnight buses, impossibly long layovers, exhaustion bordering on the brink of hysteria and the seemingly unending quest for wifi. All washed down with a potent cocktail of travel medications. Continue reading