Most visitors might be tempted to think that the gorillas are tame. On the contrary, gorillas are wild and they should not be provoked in any way. The ORTPN, or the Uganda wildlife authority, does not take any responsibility for any injury sustained by wild...

By Marcus Woolf, The Adventure Post It usually happens at the end of your trip, when you’re worn out, dirty and riding in a van. That’s when you find yourself scrambling to figure out a tip for your guide. While many travelers are aware that tipping...

Hiking Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park The steps before me were natural red rock and offered a steep climb – the first leg on a 3.7-mile loop to see a majestic canyon and laze in paradise. Named Heartbreak Hill – sometimes even known as Heart...

Hiking Mountainous Dunes in Namib-Naukluft Park As the sun beat down on the Namib Desert, my bare feet began to burn, and I raced for the crest of the massive dune. Crossing the top quickly, I shot down the shaded side of the hill and plunged...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240"] Switzerland in Sight[/caption] I’ve tried my hand at climbing a couple high-altitude peaks, but I never thought one day I’d be traveling through mountains. Switzerland is a country of wonders, but none so much as the adventure afforded by the Jungfrau Railway,...