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Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Flying across the Namib Desert in a hot air balloon

Five years ago, when my wife and I were first wandering across Namibia or, more precisely, the Sossusvlei pan, its greatest landmark, two hot air ball ...
Kgalagadi

Kgalagadi

Even though there are better known and also more accessible national parks in South Africa, such as the Kruger National Park in the Republic of South ...
Bee-eaters from Male Srakane

Bee-eaters from Male Srakane

This time around in The Hive, we won’t be talking about beekeepers: instead, we’ll concentrate on bee-eaters. You're definitely all familiar with the ...
Whoever visits Crete ...

Whoever visits Crete ...

... is not a cretin, and neither is anybody living there.  At the end of March, I had the opportunity to visit Crete, the largest island in Greec ...
Of bears and men

Of bears and men

I recently read an article in the Delo newspaper that spoke about bears, their increasing presence in Slovenian forests, and the equally increasing ne ...
Biodiversity

Biodiversity

This is my first article for the Hive. I have to say that quite some time has passed before I got down to writing. If you want to write something, you ...