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March 2016

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

The Ngorongoro Crater is a conservation area and a UNESCO world heritage site that probably has the highest concentration of wild animals per square meter in Tanzania. Wherever you go, you’ll encounter some wildlife. The crater is a 265 km2 volcanic caldera that is 600 m deep, and it’s home to over 25,000 large animals. […]

North Seymour, Galapagos Islands

North Seymour was hands down our favorite island on Galapagos. And guess why? Blue-footed boobies! A bird with bright blue feet, it is a favorite character to put on local souvenirs: t-shirts, bags, postcards, magnets, it’s everywhere. We’ve seen it! And not just one bird, many of them very close to us performing their mating […]

Kokuya ryokan

Kokuya ryokan is a Japanese Inn with 400 years of history at the center of a charming hot springs resort town. This place is well maintained and full of tradition. Rooms There are 19 traditional rooms on the property, 9 of which have private outdoor hot spring baths. The Shinanoji room, where we stayed, is […]