Archive for March, 2011

Animal Encounter Gold Winner: Elephant Driving 101

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

By Kate Crawford

“Is that my elephant?” I ask as the first mammoth mammal lumbers into camp. “That’s Lawan,” John replies, watching her undulating gait. “She’s our youngest, the village flirt. She can be a bit naughty. She’s known to indulge in little diva tantrums if another elephant gets more camera time.”
Shivering in the dawn, [...]

Adventure Travel Gold Winner: Death Road

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

by Sabine Bergmann
I leaned cautiously towards the road’s edge, which gave way to a sheer cliff, a gashed rock-face stretching towards the distant earth. At the bottom, a mere speck of yellow on the floor of rocks, lay the tiny carcass of a yellow bus – tiny from here, at least. Squinting, I could see [...]

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