Simon N. Ostheimer
Remote Lands meets Louise Rogerson, manager of the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary, to discuss ethics, elephants, and celebrity visits.
India’s national parks are bursting with life, and the accommodations and wildlife experiences are getting better every day.
The mighty Bryde’s whale is hunting anchovies in the Gulf of Thailand, and Jirayu Ekkul knows exactly how to find them.
There’s another side to Nepal, a wild side, a world brimming with rhinos and elephants, tigers and crocodiles, lazy rivers and grasslands.
Those who call Hong Kong home will tell you that there is still some natural pastoral magic found on Hong Kong’s well-preserved islands, places where cows and wild buffalo roam free near one of the most densely populated places on Earth.
Wild Sri Lankan leopards roam the vast Yala National Park alongside crocodiles and elephants, a chance for travelers to see the heart of Sri Lanka in both comfort and authenticity
Brunei is one of Southeast Asia’s better-kept tourism secrets, steeped in a rich history and tropical beauty. The wildlife isn’t easy to find, but it is more than worthy of the search.
They have shorter trunks, rounder faces, longer tails, and smaller tusks than their Asian cousins, but what really sets the Borneo pygmy elephant apart from the herd – apart from a reputation for friendliness – is no one is really sure how it got there.
Today the great orange ape of Asia is found only in a few remote reserves. Tanjung Puting in Indonesian Borneo plays refuge to these gentle, intelligent beasts, a chance to swing back from the brink.
Lurking furtively among the coarse, weathered mountains of the dry Ladakh region of India is one of the most elusive creatures in the natural world, a majestic beast of stealth and solitude.
Lost in a maze of dunes and modernity is wildlife, creatures that live a life in search of an oasis –
animals like the majestic oryx.
An archipelago of more than 17,000 islands around which the South China Sea, the Pacific Ocean, and the Indian Ocean converge, Indonesia is spread over more than 5,000 kilometers – from Sumatra…