What was the weather in India, a country bursting with contradictions that you can lose your heart to without realizing it. It happens to me every time…
Month: September 2020
Awards for peers, chosen by peers, better known as the Oscars of the Dutch travel world. They were presented january 26 at hotel of Orange during the annual Travel Gala. Untamed was nominated in the categories Best Travel Provider Far Travel and Adventure Holidays and after the first round of voting remained on the shortlist for the award Best Travel Provider Adventure Holidays.
A long-cherished dream becomes a reality. Together with my wife I go on a discovery to the beautiful northeast of South Africa. We drive roughly from Johannesburg, via kruger park, the Panorama route, through Swaziland, St Lucia to Drakensbergen. A total WOW experience. Wild, nature and good food and drink!
From a homestay in Ulley at 4,500m altitude overlooking the Zankar Ridge – a mountain range of more than 6,000m adorned in eternal snow – I will look for the mystical ‘mountain ghost’, the snow leopard. A predator that lives in harsh conditions of the highest peaks of the Himalayas and is so rare and little spotted that it is on the bucket list of every wildlife enthusiast.
Last September I made a reconnaissance trip to the beautiful tropical island of Mauritius on behalf of Untamed Travelling. 25 degrees, palm trees, tropical flowers, white beaches, a turquoise ocean with crystal clear water and a lovely welcome cocktail, I have to blink twice with my eyes but it’s really true, I’m in paradise!