Six countries in the so-called Dinaric Arc have begun to establish a National Parks association of the same name. In a meeting in Podgorica in February, the Dinaric Arc Parks Association came into being with prospective offices in Montenegro, Croatia, and Serbia.
Russia: Second-largest gathering of geysers on Earth
On the eastern side of Russia, the Kamchatka Peninsula stretches away from the continent of Asia, reaching between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. Here, in this isolated spot, lies one of earth’s great geological treasures – the Valley of the Geysers, one of the country’s seven main natural wonders. The valley is […]
Eastern Europe Scenic Bits: The Šar Mountains
Situated in western Macedonia and southern Kosovo, there lies a wondrous place most readers will never have heard tell of. The Šar Mountains (Sharr) are some of the most remote and impassable peaks in the Balkans, in Europe in general in fact.
Buxa Reserve – Bengali Natural Treasure
India correspondent Buxaduar Forest relates her recent trip to one of Bengal’s most prominent wildlife parks, Buxa Reserve Forest. Home to some of Bengals largest tigers, this National Forest is a favorite nature getaway for city dwellers.