Latest blog entries - Wildland Adventures http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog.html Mon, 22 May 2017 14:28:11 -0700 MYOB en-gb Machu Picchu - Important Changes! http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/machu-picchu-import-changes.html http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/machu-picchu-import-changes.html Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, draws millions of visitors each year. Wandering the ruins and contemplating the mystery that surrounds the Incan site is high on many people's bucket list. As it is a highly sought after destination, visitor numbers have grown from around 100,000 per year in the 1980s, to nearly 1.4 million trave...]]> kelsey@wildland.com (Kelsey Wenger) Adventure Travel Thu, 18 May 2017 13:26:08 -0700 Searching for whales and childhood dreams in Alaska http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/searching-for-whales-in-alaska.html http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/searching-for-whales-in-alaska.html Growing up I was the kid who could name all the different kinds of whales and knew which ones were toothed whales and which ones had baleen and what baleen actually was! So when a colleague asked me how far I'd go for adventure I knew the answer was a  trip to Alaska .  My trip to Alaska was a childhood dream fulfilled. Captain Alex ...]]> rachael@wildland.com (Rachael Garrett) Alaska Wed, 17 May 2017 13:04:48 -0700 Travel through a storybook http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/travel-through-a-storybook.html http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/travel-through-a-storybook.html Keep peace with Lords of the Jungle the Tiger, the Panther, and Bear. And trouble not Hathi the Silent, and mock not the Boar in his lair. - Rudyard Kipling, Jungle Book With rolling hills of teak stands and animals around every bend, it is Pench National Park that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write The Jungle Book . On my visit to the park, it was ...]]> laura@wildland.com (Laura Cahill) India Wed, 17 May 2017 11:42:33 -0700 To the end of the earth http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/to-the-end-of-the-earth.html http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/to-the-end-of-the-earth.html Antartica - the opposite of the north pole. The opposite of what most people would think of when planning a vacation. It is the coldest, dryest, windiest continent on earth, so why would one woman choose to vacation there? Keiko started her adventure to Antartica by flying to Buenos Aires and boarding a boat in Ushuaia but her journey really b...]]> sherry@wildland.com (Sherry Howland) Antarctica Wed, 17 May 2017 08:22:25 -0700 Why you should spend time in Johannesburg when visiting South Africa http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/why-you-should-psend-some-time-in-johannesburg-when-you-visit-south-africa.html http://ww2.wildland.com/travel-blog/why-you-should-psend-some-time-in-johannesburg-when-you-visit-south-africa.html Johannesburg South Africa: There are a lot of reasons to visit a place as wonderful as South Africa. The wildlife viewing is fantastic, from the classic Big 5 viewing at Kruger National Park in the east and Madikwe Game Reserve in the North, to the exotic sealife, Southwest's Cape Town, South Africa has plenty to offer. For travelers looking f...]]> johng@wildland.com (John Gleason) South Africa Tue, 16 May 2017 13:02:04 -0700