Monthly Archives: October 2012


Provincial Russia – the land where civilization ends

Having explored most of historic Moscow my friend and I decided to go further afield and visit one of the small, out-of-the-way traditional old Russian towns. People ‘in the know’ suggested Gorohovets as a perfectly […]


International Birdwatching day

October 6 is an International Birdwatching Day. On this day birdwatchers in most European countries go out to their favorite birding locations to spot as many birds as they can and then enter their data […]


Wildlife of Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Kangaroo Island is often referred to as ‘Australian Galapagos’. And for a good reason. Because of its isolation, Kangaroo Island is free of many diseases and pest species found on the mainland, providing a much-needed […]