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A Madagascar Rescue Story – Part 2

In October 2014, Dr. Simon Donato, founder of Adventure Science, led a small team of scientific researchers into the UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Tsingy de Bemaraha in western Madagascar.   Adventure Science founder Dr. Simon Donato shares how it all went down. Read Part 1 here.  Day 2 “By noon of the second day, [...]

December 16th, 2014|

A Madagascar Rescue Story – Part 1

In October 2014, Dr. Simon Donato, founder of Adventure Science, led a small team of scientific researchers into the UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Tsingy de Bemaraha in western Madagascar. The project, 100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth, aimed to explore and map this region, and its major cave systems. They also aimed [...]

December 9th, 2014|

Staying connected in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia

The Perfect Fit When reviewing our gear lists for our ethnographic research expedition in the Gobi Desert, it became apparent that we would need a satellite communicator. While mobile service is strong across the plateau and over mountain passes in Tibet, when traveling between settlements in the Gobi there is no cell service and a [...]

November 19th, 2014|

Selling All to Live in the Present

In 2012, my wife, myself and our dog left on a two month canoe trip on the path of the Voyageur (fur trade) and Perseverance, in search of adventure, freedom, and history. On June 11th, we were standing with all of our gear, on the expansive shores Lake Superior ready for adventure. All we had [...]

June 24th, 2014|

Adventure of a Lifetime in Umzimkulu and Oribi Gorge

My trip began with over 20,000km of air travel, an 80°C temperature change, and the crossing of eight times zones. I could tell by looking at my flight itinerary that the real adventure would begin in Addis Ababa Ethiopia where I had a one hour connection. My premonition was reinforced at the airport in Toronto [...]

May 22nd, 2014|

The Northwest Passage

A guest post by George Kourounis, storm chaser. Extreme places are my specialty. I’ve somehow managed to make a career out of traveling to the most remote, dangerous and hostile place on Earth, then documenting them for the world to see. Hurricanes, volcanoes, deserts, polar regions, tornadoes... Places that most people try to avoid, [...]

September 19th, 2013|