August 23, 2021

Among the Bears and Salmon Return – Lake Clark National Park, Alaska 

Salmon fishing and bear viewing at Lake Clark National Park Lake Clark National Park in Alaska is still a bit of a mystery to me although I’ve visited a couple of times. Like many places in Alaska, the only way […]
December 16, 2016

Bear Viewing in Alaska is Even More Amazing than It Sounds

What is it like to see wild bears in their natural habitat? There are a few typical images you’d associate with Alaska: hanging glaciers, rich native cultures, wandering moose, bears, and Denali to name a few. I was fortunate to […]
May 31, 2013
Wild Elephant in Sri Lanka

Runaway Photo: The Day I Got Smelled by Elephants in Sri Lanka

  A big male elephant lifted his trunk toward us. Looked like he was yawning, or talking.   “He’s smelling us.”    Said our guide, smiling. Elephant’s sense of smell is four times better than a bloodhound. The first elephant […]
February 1, 2013

Runaway Photo: Tips on Watching Gray Whale in Baja California Sur, Mexico

    Gray whales in the wild   The best whale watching I’ve experienced so far happened in Adolfo Lopez Mateos in Baja California Sur last week. Town of Adolfo Lopez Mateos in the coast of Bahia Magdalena, which is […]
October 12, 2012

Facts about Orangutans You Didn’t Know About

How much do we know about orangutans? Recently I visited orangutans at Camp Leakey that runs by Orangutan Foundation International (OFI). The long history and inspirational work of OFI touched all of us. I’ll tell you the story in another […]
March 30, 2012

Meeting Panda Bear for the First Time in Chengdu, Sichuan, China

“Have I ever seen a panda bear?” I think the answer would be no. No, I’ve never seen a panda bear in person before, I believe. But feel like I know them really well, like my pet dog. Must be […]