Browsing Tag

wildlife

Grizzly bear in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest
Travel tales

Land of the Grizzly Bear: Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest

Think of a rainforest and you imagine tropical heat, howling monkeys, scuttling insects and colourful birds. But a rainforest doesn’t have to be hot – there’s also another, lesser-known version, the temperate rainforest. They’re both packed with natural riches…

Catlins in New Zealand's South Island
Travel tales

The Catlins: New Zealand’s deep south

The Catlins were never part of my original New Zealand itinerary. Deep in the far depths of the South Island, this coastal area is as far south as you can get on the mainland, with not much between you…