Wonderful South African Safaris

Oh the beautiful South Africa. Endowed with rich tapestry of culture, vast lands, unequalled safaris…South Africa is truly a place for one who wants to reconnect with nature. South African safaris are home to wide spectrum of animal species including the celebrated group of five: the buffalo, rhino, lion, elephant and leopard. They were not named so because they have gained great popularity but because they mainly offer the experience of witnessing the dance of life happening in sight of travelers. They are the hunters that give fright to their preys. Thus, excitement for their viewers. Game viewing, as this activity is called, is typically done with walking safari. However, due to the increase in popularity of canoeing, horseback riding …

How To Fly Fish For Trout

Some fly-fishing enthusiasts are very much inclined into fishing for salmon or specifically trout. Plenty of fly-fishing aficionados scout for information about trout and where exactly they can be found. There had been many misconceptions about the trout and the variety of it. Trout is the general name called by many fishers to the specie known as salmonidae. This species are part of the salmon family. Trout are actually diverse and has many kinds, color and sizes. This type of fish dwells in freshwater like salmon. There are three sub-families that this trout belong to. From the Pacific, the term for the specie is the oncorhynchus, and in Atlantic, is the salmon. There is also called as the salvelinus, the …

10 Things You Must Know When Camping In Bear Country

It goes without saying that there are risks when it comes to camping in bear country. In fact, on 14 April 2006 this risk became a tragic fact of life when a 6 year old girl received fatal injuries from a black bear while camping. Campgrounds are now having to incorporate policies and procedures to ensure bear conservation and safety for campers. The DEC Campgrounds in the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves in New York State are two such campgrounds. Their staff have developed specific policies and procedures to minimize the occurrence of bear problems at their campgrounds while maintaining a healthy, natural black bear population. There are eight critical ways that you can minimise the chances of getting hurt …