We’re in Colombia, looking at some ancient statues, and somebody says, “there’s a village nearby here, the baby spectacled bears come down from the mountains for bananas, it’s only an hour away by motorbike, or 3 hours by horse”. Chris and I exchange glances, here we go again… Flashback 6 months. I am researching where … Continue reading Going on a bear hunt
We asked WildSide users to let us know the animals they most wanted to see in South America. Based on the responses, we put together a list of the top six species: Andean condor, Puma, Green anaconda, Killer whale, Sea lion, Jaguar. This post sets out the best places to see each of these incredible … Continue reading Wildlife watching in South America: in search of the big six!
Overview The idea for WildSide came about when we (Chris and Elizabeth) took a year out to travel through South America and get some first hand experience of seeing animals in the wild. During our time out we struggled to find reliable, unbiased information about the best places to see wildlife and the best times to visit. So … Continue reading How does WildSide work?