They say that a camel can smell water. I'm not sure if that's true, but they do have a knack of turning up at camp..
Expeditions aren't all fun all of the time. Low points can leave you wondering why you're there, pushing you towards giving up, amplified by the very nature of expedition life..
On one particularly tiring and long day, the very instant my head hit the pillow (insert: a sandy pair of rather grim trousers) the valley boomed with the rasping bellow of an Arabian Leopard.
I've developed a love of photography as a means to help tell stories..
Well we're off via a ferry from Harwich in search of beautiful and wild Eastern Europe, and there's been an exciting last minute development on the trip.
There's something about looking at a map and hatching a plan, the inevitable pre-departure kit explosion, excitement at all the possibilities, and then hoicking on a rucksack and going.
Have you ever heard of the 'Big 5'? Supposedly the five African animals most difficult and dangerous to hunt on foot. Unfortunately, it's more a marketing term aimed at tourists than anything else.
Watching the notifications of revision despair popping up from friends still at university, exam season is clearly upon us. I can barely believe that a year has flown past since I escaped the exam hall for good and set about putting it all to use.