Swimming with Dolphins, Tracking Gorillasby Ian Wood
Swimming with Dolphins, Tracking Gorillas – Travel information and guide to the the world’s best wildlife encounters including expeditions, guides, tours and sites. Featuring a wildlife calender for planning trips, encounter highlights, safaris, photography tips, advice on operators, suggestions by month and habitat, glossary and what to bring.
Published: 15th Aug 2012
Size: 200 X 240 mm
Number of pages: 184
About this book
Encounters with wildlife are more accessible than ever, with a bewildering array of adventures on offer. This inspiring guide presents a range of ideas, from meeting the world’s iconic wildlife to more unusual encounters, highlighting the best and the most ethical options. With nearly 20 years’ experience travelling the globe, Ian Wood picks his favourite animal hot spots, from tracking mountain gorillas to kayaking with alligators in the Everglades; from being up close with elephants on a walking safari to snorkelling with whale sharks and climbing in search of condors. Pointers on how best to encounter each animal, what to see when and where, and what else you might see along the way, help you plan the journey of a lifetime.
About the Author
This is Ian Wood’s first book. Ian Wood is a writer and photographer who specializes in wildlife, travel and nature. For 18 years he toured the world as half of a comedy act performing in over 40 countries. His spare time was spent in search of wildlife, indulging a passion for rainforests and oceans. His articles and photographs have been published in a variety of newspapers and magazines including National GeographicTravel and The Daily Telegraph. In partnership with The Orangutan Foundation he runs photographic tours to Borneo that raise money for conservation efforts.
‘…enthusiastic and comprehensive guide to engaging with animals on their own terms, from catching wildebeest migrations to stalking a tiger.’
Food & Travel magazine
‘If you want to get closer to wildlife, this guide gives the lowdown on how, where and when, from writer and photographer Ian Wood.’
National Geographic Traveller
‘Illustrated with beautiful photography, this inspiring guide shows you how and where to see the world’s iconic wildlife in the most ethical ways possible’