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    which had speakers ceremonies books and a variety of tenacious women each with their own story We look forward to the ladies return to Canada so we can hear even more about their experience Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland an Unlikely Nation Going with the Floe Featured Photo Powder Puff plant taken by tour leader Glenn Barrett in Cuba We Want To Hear From You Have a travel tip or news item you want to share with us Please send us an email with the details and if we can credit you for providing us with the info Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us at 491 King Street East Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1L9 View Map TICO Reg 2667946 Sign Up for our Newsletter Great travel articles and specials all

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    crater inside that keeps spewing off white sulphurous smoke At sunrise I found it spectacular Adding to the experience is the practice where to appease the Gods the local people offer food and money by throwing it into the crater of the volcano during annual Kasada festival Toraja A place lost in time where the Toraja still practice ancient rites despite adopting Christians beliefs after the arrival of the Dutch The apparent preoccupation with death seen in cave graves hanging graves tau tau life sized wooden effigies baby tree graves and even the mass slaughter of buffaloes left me with strange but captivating feeling Komodo Dragon The Komodo Dragon have a fearsome reputation which has become the stuff of legends In the company of experienced local guides and from a safe distance we will search out these pre historic looking creatures that prowl this otherwise picturesque part of the world where we will have a chance to swim with sea turtles manta rays and rock hole island among incredible arrays of corals and fish There are still spots left on my President s Tour this fall Please click here to learn more about the tour and request a detailed itinerary Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland an Unlikely Nation Going with the Floe Featured Photo Powder Puff plant taken by tour leader Glenn Barrett in Cuba We Want To Hear From You Have a travel tip or news item

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    any living land creature it can overcome including pigs goats and deer Though this may be impressive enough one point that has been long uncertain was how Komodo Dragons managed to be such effective predators Persistent though they may be their bite is weak and their teeth tiny compared to those for a similarly sized crocodile Science has recently provided an explanation for their effectiveness and perhaps another reason to be impressed the Komodo Dragon is venomous An initial bite can introduce anti coagulants into its intended victim accelerating blood loss and incapacitating its prey Even if the prey manages to escape out of sight the predator can track down the weakened and battered victim by scent We agree that this may sound rather morbid at this point but because we re curious worldwide travelers we ll be looking for the enigmatic and one of a kind Komodo Dragon during our upcoming President s Tour of Indonesia in October Be assured that we ll be watching from an ample and respectful distance Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland an Unlikely Nation Going with the Floe Featured Photo Powder Puff plant taken by tour leader Glenn Barrett in Cuba We Want To Hear From You Have a travel tip or news item you want to share with us Please send us an email with the details and if we can credit you for providing us with the info Questions Ready

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    Problem is everything I buy from the nursery looks beautiful when I get it home then wilts and dies under my watchful eye Clearly I m missing something and require some help I asked tour leader Gary Lewis to share his most recent podcast with us Gardening 101 Listen to the hour long podcast by clicking here This summer our fantastic tour the Cape of South Africa will take in THREE of Gary Lewis top botanical bucket list destinations Namaqualand during its spring bloom the Succulent Karoo and the Cape Floral Kingdom All three of these areas offer some of the most exciting floral adventures in the world including visual spectacle biodiversity and endemism I m excited to share this trip with UBC alumni and friends Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland an Unlikely Nation Going with the Floe Featured Photo Powder Puff plant taken by tour leader Glenn Barrett in Cuba We Want To Hear From You Have a travel tip or news item you want to share with us Please send us an email with the details and if we can credit you for providing us with the info Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us at 491 King Street East Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1L9 View Map TICO Reg 2667946 Sign Up for our Newsletter Great travel articles and specials all sent directly to your inbox Sign up today

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    piece of land in return for clearing it Clearing took much hard work and many years before the trees were cut down with hands saws and axes and hauled away by oxen cabins built and food planted The land was mostly forest the dark old oak forests of southern Ontario The land had been purchased from local native tribes The waterways were the main transportation Goderich was the main entryway Few roads had been cut through the woods Most settlers came from extreme poverty and the conditions they faced were also harsh An early member of the generation of the Huron pioneers Almeda in Menesteseung survives the deaths of all her family She does not marry She leads a genteel life in the village but does not escape the violence that reaches her doorstep Her poems talk of flowers but she sees a raw countryside just wrenched from the forest She doesn t flinch She is not the typical pioneer woman and yet she is impressive The narrator provides explanations and surmises for the gaps and mysteries but eventually tosses the responsibility of the story to the reader The Huron County we will have a chance to see has been transformed We will see it as Alice knew it its towns and trails and festivals and the people who know her And as we dive into her stories of Huron County and beyond we ll discover the art of a storyteller the Nobel committee chose to honor after a lifetime of writing Welcome everyone to Alice Munro s fascinating world I hope you can join us 3 spots remain on this Alice Munro tour in Ontario View the tour page here Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You

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    from a Fugitive s Son by Bruce Kemp has just hit the top 5 eBook read for Kobo This historical epic is told through the journals the son of a fugitive slave and his correspondence with General William Tecumseh Sherman and Mary Todd Lincoln It is a well written tale of honour and circumstance Bruce Kemp is one of Worldwide Quest s accomplished tour leaders Bruce will be the Birds of Paradise Evolutionary Biologist Ed Scholes and Wildlife Photojournalist Tim Laman teamed up to spend years in the tropical forests of New Guinea to understand and film all 39 birds of paradise found only here Verbatim The Cornell Lab of Ornithology The birds of paradise are among the most beautiful creatures on earth and an extraordinary example of evolutionary adaptation On this site Our March 2013 Photo Contest Winner Congratulations to Mo Laidlaw of Pontiac Quebec for this fabulous photo taken on a recent Quest Nature Tours trip to Cuba We love how Mo captured the essence texture and spirit of the world famous Cuban cigar We love it so much we have added the photo to our Cuba Country page Thanks Mo Happy Travels An Excellent Expedition Quest Nature Tour Leader Dave Milsom just returned with a group of intrepid travellers from Uganda on the hunt not only for the mountain dwelling Gorilla but also for the odd looking heron like bird the Shoebill First Previous 1 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Next Last Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish

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    a great deal of time in the marine environment and salmon are an important part of their diet Salmon also feature largely in both the diet and stories of the indigenous people who have depended on them for centuries As we travel through waters that are home to many marine mammals we will see Humpback Whales Steller s Sea Lions and Harbour Seals with good possibilities of seeing Fin Whales Orcas Northern Elephant Seals Pacific White sided Dolphins and Dall s Porpoises As well as watching we may have opportunities to listen to whales using a hydrophone This is also an opportunity to see many of the sea birds that spend most of their lives out on the ocean or perhaps the abundant Bald Eagles or beautiful Sandhill Cranes We will also take time to explore the amazing intertidal life found along the shorelines I have had the great fortune to work on this coast for two decades It is a place of intense beauty and abundant wildlife I hope you will consider joining me for this voyage into the vast wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest ADDITIONAL INFO When you love something deeply you try to protect it Sherry recently edited this book titled Canada s Raincoast at Risk with all funds going towards scientific research and raising awareness of the area She also participated in a short video titled Sound Venture Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland

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    work out the details of the transfer of power etc as soon as possible With over 300 ethnic groups spread across 13 500 islands the world s fourth most populous nation has been working on that etc ever since Bewitched by Indonesia for twenty five years Elizabeth Pisani recently travelled 26 000 miles around the archipelago in search of the links that bind this impossibly disparate nation Fearless and funny Pisani shares her deck space with pigs and cows bunks down in a sulfurous volcano and takes tea with a corpse Along the way she observes Big Men with child brides debates corruption and cannibalism and ponders sticky traditions that cannot be erased I recommend this read prior to a cultural exploration of Indonesia Read more about my upcoming tour Recent Articles Lynette Husum on Why would you ever want to go to India Hotels in South India You May Never Want to Leave Quest will be at the Festival of Birds From Vegas to the Copper Canyon on the Wings of a Small Reddish brown Bird Private Journey Testimonials Secrets of the Sound A Winter Birding Challenge Looking Back on Evolution Gone Wild in Madagascar Iceland an Unlikely Nation Going with the Floe Featured Photo Powder Puff plant taken by tour leader Glenn Barrett in Cuba We Want To Hear From You Have a travel tip or news item you want to share with us Please send us an email with the details and if we can credit you for providing us with the info Questions Ready to book Call 1 800 387 1483 or email us Visit us at 491 King Street East Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1L9 View Map TICO Reg 2667946 Sign Up for our Newsletter Great travel articles and specials all sent directly to your

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