In August last year, I read an article online which had me desperate to go to the Arctic Circle to go swimming with orcas. What followed was a period of intense research looking into how, when, and where to go. Something which actually proved quite difficult. Having been and done it I can say it … Continue reading Swimming with orcas
Snorkelling with orcas in Norway
The sun did its best, casting a ricochet of light from somewhere far over the horizon to dimly illuminate the surrounding north Nordic fjords. We walked in this pale ‘civil twilight’ through the small industrial town of Skjervoy, having arrived by ferry from Tromso the day before. The one or two shops we passed were … Continue reading Snorkelling with orcas in Norway
The Americas’ Wild 10
In my last post, I asked you to tell me which animals to go out and find in The Americas. So that over the coming months I can report back with tips to help you get out there and do the same. The Americas' Wild 10 You guys did your bit and we now have … Continue reading The Americas’ Wild 10
Wildlife watching in South America: in search of the big six!
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 Orca Sea lion Jaguar This post sets out the best places to see each of these incredible animals! … Continue reading Wildlife watching in South America: in search of the big six!