Wildlife

Along with the man-made monuments and natural wonders, the endemic wildlife of a region are truly special. Sustainable tourism ensures that the people and places we visit benefit directly from tourism.

Land of the lemurs

This week’s guest blog is by Cathy Winston, (www.mummytravels.com) a freelance journalist and travel writer who tweets (not just about lemurs) @cathywinston. As soon as I produced the banana, there was a rustle in the trees and two furry inquisitive faces … Continue reading

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Whale-watching in Madagascar

If you’ve got an interest in whale-watching, now is the perfect time to see these magnificent creatures up close. Madagascar’s whale watching season is just about to kick off, with hundreds of humpback whales migrating from the Antarctic to the … Continue reading

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Tiger update from India

On The Go Tours supports a range of local organisations in the destinations that we visit. One of them is TOFT (Travel Operators for Tigers) which ensures that the local environmental efforts in India to conserve these amazing animals are … Continue reading

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Misty Kilimanjaro: tracking big game in Africa

Waking up and looking out of the tent at Kilimanjaro shrouded in mist was an amazing start to the day. After a hearty breakfast it was time to head into Amboseli National Park. Just a few minutes from the lodge, … Continue reading

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Why choose South Africa?

Well, there are several good reasons to choose South Africa when thinking of an African holiday. I recently had a look at South Africa a lot more closely than usual and was asking myself that very same question. When it … Continue reading

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The magic of the Great Migration

The great continent of Africa plays host each year to one of the greatest shows on Earth: the Great Migration. Taking place on the wide open plains of the Serengeti, millions of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of Thomson’s gazelle … Continue reading

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The Highway to the Himalayas with Katie and Evan

Our competition winners Katie and Evan take us through the final days of their Highway to the Himalayas tour, just before they head to Russia. Click the links below to see some great video footage of their elephant experience in … Continue reading

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Braving the Amazon Jungle

When I had the opportunity to incorporate a trip to the Amazon into my Peru trip on the Peruvian Poncho tour I thought: ‘Why the hell not? It’s a once in a lifetime experience and not everyone can say they’ve … Continue reading

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Technical and practical advice on how to ride a camel

In which our favourite camel expert Andy tells us what it’s really like to ride a camel. We’re sure it’s not that bad! What do you think of camels? Gentle giants or demons of the desert? Technical 1. Walk to … Continue reading

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‘Tales from Tanzania’ by Fiona Haward

Our Travel Writing Competition closes tomorrow, so if you haven’t sent your entries in, todays your very last day to do so. We really enjoyed the piece below and we hope you do too. With a frown of concentration, a … Continue reading

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