Archive for July, 2013

Borneo Trip Report – 26th February to 4th March 2013: Part II SEPILOK

Continued from PART I Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs PART II:  Sepilok 1st March 2013 The next few days were going to be spent at the Rainforest Discovery Centre – a boon for wildlife photographers with its wide trails, towers and canopy walkways.  The area is not huge but a few days there really gives a […]


Borneo Trip Report – 26th February to 4th March 2013: Part I Mt Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs

I had a last minute opportunity to go to Borneo for a week at the end of March.  There are numerous good spots for birdwatching, but one of the best places for photography, in my opinion, is the Sepilok area.  I was able to get a reasonable priced flight to Kota Kinabalu (KK) but connecting […]


Whale Watching in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has recently come to prominence as one of the best places in the world to view the world’s largest mammal – the Blue Whale.   Whale watching only kicked off as a commercial venture in Sri Lanka around 2006, following a theory by a British marine biologist, Dr Charles Anderson, who hypothesized that […]


Sri Lanka Trip Report – Jan/Feb 2013 (PART II)

Continued from Sri Lanka Trip Report – Jan/Feb 2013 (PART I) 31st January 2013 – Nuwara Eliya and Horton Plains An early start the next day to arrive at the Horton Plains National Park entrance for it opening to give us the best chance of seeing the whistling thrush. Around the gate in the first light […]