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Bhutan Adventure

Bhutan Adventure

Starting in the east, our wonderful Bhutan wildlife adventure took us right across the country to the west along the slopes of the Himalayas, reaching just above 4000 metres at our highest point.

Yellowstone #1

Yellowstone #1

Days 1 to 4 based in Jackson Hole — the eclipse and exploring Grand Teton NP After a long day’s travel we arrived in Jackson Hole and settled into our hotel, the 49’er Inn. The next morning, after a bit of pre- breakfast birding around the back of the hotel and having picked up our American sized lunch on the way, we set off for Flat Creek. After stopping at the visitor centre, we headed for Two Oceans Lake where…

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Yellowstone #2

Yellowstone #2

Days 5 to 7, by Yellowstone Lake — Yellowstone National Park Day 5: We left Jackson behind for now and set off for Yellowstone and there were plenty of interesting places along the way. Our first stop was at Taggart Lake for the view and a photo opportunity. The next stop was String Lake where we had a walk and saw lots of red squirrels and some were even happy to be photographed. We then continued on to Signal Mountain…

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Yellowstone #3

Yellowstone #3

Days 8 to 10, based in Cooke City, Montana — looking for wolves in all the wrong places Day 8: We were on our way after breakfast and drove through the foggy Hayden Valley where we were stopped by another bison jam. As we got higher, the mist cleared and at the top of the hill we parked and walked up the fairly steep trail. There were lots of lovely chipmunks along the way and there were band-winged grasshoppers everywhere….

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