Spitsbergen: Land of Ice & Bears
Famed for its rugged beauty, pristine wilderness and remarkable wildlife, the Arctic realm of Spitsbergen should be at the top of any wildlife traveller’s list. Marvel at the beauty of dramatic fjords, towering peaks, vast glaciers, the Arctic ice sheet and wondrous encounters with species such as polar bear and blue whale, as Bret Charman gives you a taste of what’s on offer on our Festival of Wildlife in Spitsbergen in 2020.
Speaker: Bret Charman
Bret Charman is an award-winning wildlife photographer and a member of the Marketing team at The Travelling Naturalist. It is the fantastic flora and fauna around Winchester that inspired his love affair with the natural world. He thrives on discovering what’s happening on his local patch, as well as in those more exotic locations a little further afield.
Zambia: The Ultimate Safari Destination
Hosting the largest mammal migration in the world and home to the densest population of leopard on the African continent, Zambia offers a plethora of outstanding wildlife encounters. Whether you would like to enjoy walking safaris, night drives, canoeing and boating, or simply the very best guides Africa has to offer, Zambia should be right at the top of your list and Chris will help you explore some of the options.
Speaker: Chris Breen
Chris started out managing a lodge and working as a safari guide for a prestigious operator in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley. Subsequent experience in the travel industry back in the UK inspired him to found Wildlife Worldwide in 1992 ‘to do it properly’. Widely travelled and known throughout the industry, Chris is an inexhaustible font of knowledge.