Saturday, November 30, 2013

Take out your wilder side: 8 places to connect with nature (photos)

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To enjoy animals in freedom, all tend to think in Africa and a safari, perhaps in visiting Cabañeros during the deer rutting, or even swim with dolphins in the Canary Islands. All are good choices, but they are not the only ones. New destinations are becoming increasingly fashionable among travelers who want to connect directly with mother nature and meet fellow travelers a little "wild".
Today, in the collection of corner shared by the community of minube, we bring you some of the most original destinations to enjoy the wildlife.

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi

Can you imagine sharing breakfast with a giraffe? In Nairobi , it is possible. The Giraffe Manor hotel giraffes are pets that calls for food to guests. It's not exactly a hotel cheap, but it is true that the experience is practically unrepeatable.
Incidentally, to learn a little more about a country like Kenya, here is video of the trip to Kenya, the heart of Africaminube. What a landscape!


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giraffe manor
Photo of Sonia Givray


Cape Cruz and sea lions, Namibia

Within the West Coast National Park is Cape Cross, a colony of sea lions in full freedom. Alfonso tells us more than this village of marine mammals. "Passed the initial impact posed by breathing the fetid smell that much fur there concentrated droppings, we toured the colony noting how some small emit shrill bleating calling their mothers, others are busy to breastfeed until satisfied, some mothers on the verge of a nervous breakdown return to the coast after feeding and they try to locate their offspring amid the apparent chaos that reigns in the colony, large male waiters (...) ", says Navarro.
cabo cruz
Picture of Alfonso Navarro Tappero


Temple of the monkeys, Kathmandu

Temple of the monkeys or the Swayambhunath is one of the most important in Kathmandu (Nepal). For Buddhism, the monkeys are sacred animals that roam freely around the temple. That means that they jump, play and run no matter who has closely. Beware!
templo monos
Photo by Joanjo Fontanet


Orcas in Punta Ninfas, Argentina

Although the orcas are not characterized by being very sympathetic, they are pretty amazing animals. Here, in Punta Ninfas (Argentina), it is common to see them swimming along the coast. In fact, there are even that overlook the snout when they see someone close.
Ah!, is also normal to see colonies of elephant seals basking in the Sun on the beach and putting the long teeth to the orcas.
punta ninfas
Picture of Belén Bonorino


Temple Karni Mata, India

If someone has grima to rats, better not be passing through here. They really are harmless, but there are so many and are so accustomed to human presence that just a little overwhelming.
Whatever it is, the truth is that the rats have chosen a beautiful place to live at home and eat like Kings: "people coming to pray at this holy place and distributed food and milk to rats, which are considered incarnations of the Charan, a few traditional musicians." Paulinnette
templo karni mata
Photo by Alfredo Vidal


Temple of the monkeys, India

Still in India, in the State of Rajasthan, the small temple of the monkeys or temple Galwar Bagh is home to hundreds of primates. From Jaipur, reach the temple is easy both on transport and walking. Once there, besides the monkeys they accompany you great views of the pink city.
templo monos
Photo by Carmen Perez


Square of Jamaa el Fna, Marrakech

In the most famous market in Marrakech there is everything: posts of tea, clothing stores, fruits, spices that intoxicate the atmosphere and snakes. But we must not panic. The snakes - presumably - are hypnotized by the charming and only danced to the beat of the music.
jamaa el fna
Photo by Leo Aparicio of the Valley


National Park Galápagos, Ecuador

In addition to the theory of the evolution of Darwin, the Galapagos Islands are famous for the number of animals in freedom that can be rampant at home. Giant tortoises, penguins, sea lions, lizards and hundreds of birds live here, away from the world, although they are beginning to be accustomed to human presence.
galápagos
Photo by Nando
Vía: huffingtonpost

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