Kalashnikovs and a sip of cow pee

A post from Joel’s and my andventures in Maralal, Kenya After the hardships of lake Bogoria we were tired of camping and checked in to a hostel for the equivalent 3 $/night. One of that standard feature beds with mosquito nets (with holes of course), and a bulb in the roof and also in the…

Taking off! To the wrong place…

Early in the morning I got out of bed, packed my last stuff and headed to the airport. I have been waiting to go to Borneo for weeks – and for sure time is taking it’s toll mentally. …and unfortunatley I will have to keep waiting. The place I went to was Germany instead to…

Conservation: The painted dog

We headed of to Zimbabwe to see the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). We arrived late at night to the town Hwange where we met a lady with her ​​young girl. She kindly showed as a hostel where we could stay. Unfortunatley, it was full and it was pitch dark out side. The friendly lady…

The Quest for the Kipunji

The Quest for the Kipunji! I went with Joel to Tanzania to look for one of the most recently discovered and least known mammals of the planet, although its almost big as a baboon! It is now critically endangered. Read about the adventure in to the prestine rainforest!

Learning Macro Photography

In case any of you are intrested in macro photography, Mark Berkery got plenty of advice with tons of photos on all kinds of insects and spiders. All information I need, just probably need a better flash! If I only get a few photos of this quality on borneo…it would be great. Hopefully there will…

Coming up: Orangutan research on Borneo!

Finally I have received my research permit to head of to Borneo to work with the orange little fellas climbing trees! It was almost 2 years now since I blogged about the trip the I did to Africa together with my friend Joel.  I will head to the rain forests (and palm oil plantations), on…