World Wildlife Day; A polar bear in the autumnal colours of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada Iain Mallory_worldwildlifedayMG_3795

Celebrating World Wildlife Day – Photo Essay

This is a belated post, the United Nations official World Wildlife Day was celebrated yesterday, and I am disappointed that time and commitments conspired against publishing before now. However, with slightly more time to think, we should celebrate wildlife, care about wildlife, want to conserve wildlife every day. So maybe this is a belated post, relevant whether it’s an officially …

A woodland fox and raccoon dogs in the Alutaguse region of Estonia on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain_Mallory_Est1402199 estonian_wildlife

Wildlife Watching in Alutaguse, Estonia

“Sssshush” was the swift, and abrupt rebuke in reply to my slightly too enthusiastic “Hi”, as the door to the hide opened. They take wildlife watching seriously in Alutaguse, Estonia. Dusk was rapidly descending outside the shelter, and the other ‘watchers’ were already quietly staring out towards the clearing. All were hoping for a glimpse of a bear, or maybe something …

Bald Eagles in Flight; The Prince Rupert Airshow

The BC sky was filled with feathered dive-bombers, swooping, diving, cartwheeling and sweeping low over shallow waves, Prince Rupert, raptor squadron reporting to entertain. Dozens of bald eagles provided a spectacular display, rivalling any international airshow, their acrobatics the envy of even the most skilled pilots; an elegant dance in the sky. Every passenger was on the deck, gasping, and whooping at …

Postcards from Canada, King Pacific Lodge highlights

Today was a day of firsts! I travelled to the King Pacific Lodge on the Princess Royal Island located in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada. However arriving in this pristine wilderness  is an unforgettable experience of its own; splashing down in front of the floating lodge in a float plane. The planes were Grumman Goose, …