Photography,travel, BBQ, FARC, parks, biking, aurora borealis, boobies, and wine… After a year of posting I thought I would share the top 7 posts on the blog. I want to thank all of the growing supporters for the dialogue and comments. It’s been an eye opening experience in terms of writing but more about communicating … Continue reading
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Colombia: Is it safe to travel there yet?
This post was originally titled “Colombia: Travel is safer now than ever” and… I was going to say kidnappings were a tool of the 1980’s and 1990’s but a quick Google search revealed that 18 foreigners have been kidnapped as of now in 2013. Still a tool. I was going to say that generally rebel … Continue reading
“Why do sea lions “haul out” (video)?”
The sea lions in the photo below were hauled out before we flushed them… …into the water. I was working as a biological technician on an Exxon-Valdez oil spill recovery project in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska. I won’t get in to the gloom and doom of the spill itself,rather, the inspiration … Continue reading
Northern lights (Aurora borealis) in Alaska last night.
The “lights”, as we call the aurora borealis locally, have been very active the last few nights. Fairbanks, the city we are based in, is one of the best places to see the lights given our geographic location and the number of clear nights we have. September-October and then March are usually the best months … Continue reading
Six Reasons to travel with ExploreDreamDiscover
Happy World Tourism day from ExploreDreamDiscover! We draw from personal experience. The destinations we offer are picked from among many locations where we have personal travel experience. This means we bring you the best possible options for an exclusive cultural or wildlife experience. The pictures in this website…I took them. We know the countries we … Continue reading
Moose hunting in Northern Alaska
Hunting means a lot more than harvesting an animal. It means getting out, sleeping on the ground, seeing the country, no cell phone noise, and so on. So you go to seek out an animal but you see much more than that. I don’t hunt for trophies or see hunting that way. It’s food. It … Continue reading
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Please read our suggested itineraries. Of course, the tour itineraries are subject to your preferences, ideas, and needs. All of our trips are hand crafted for our clients. Bookmark our website! http://exploredreamdiscovertours.com/ Safe travels, Mike Knoche, lead guide/ owner P.S. Myanmar and Galapagos itineraries coming soon!
Black bear wildlife viewing in Alaska (video)
The bears in the videos below were witnessed while staying at the Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge right on the lagoon behind the main hall. Black bears frequently walk the shores as paths between feeding areas. They do not see humans as a food source in this area (yet) so they are not bothered by our … Continue reading