OK, I think I’m a bit of an adventurer…and have done my share of rappelling, too. And I’ll admit to taking the occasional selfie.
But I’m not in this guy’s league.
Sam Crossman and documentarian George Kouronis drop into crater of Marum volcano in the South Pacific’s Vanuatu, one of 5 places on Earth that have persistent lava lakes.
Check out their stunning video
here on Wimp.com.
Photo courtesy Jon Haase.
We’ve just published a new travel advice article talking about
what time of year is best for visiting the Maldives
, along with temperature and precipitation charts, and even a little video (courtesy Maldives Tourism Board).
Freelance filmmaker John Duncan shot this incredible footage using a GoPro 3+ and a quadcopter:
When you think of overwater bungalows, you (like most people on the planet) probably think immediately of
In fact, they’re not really a native Polynesian thing–they were invented by the
Bali Hai Boys, Kelly, Muck and Jay, who came to Tahiti from California several decades ago.
Coconuts Beach Club Resort, Samoa
Although they’ve become wildly popular in French Polynesia, they’ve also been built all over the world–most notably in
Australian scuba diver
Valerie Taylor befriends a spotted moray eel.
What destinations do you think of when you think of world-class surfing? Oahu’s North Shore? Australia? Maybe Tahiti?
How about Namibia?
Benji Brand rides this kilometer-long barrel at Skeleton Bay in
Wimp.com for finding this gem.
Wimp.com for finding this cool video about how drivers in Japan say “thanks” for letting them in
this post–and fantastic photos–from The Everywhereist:
The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – photo copyright The Everywhereist
FYI, this blog was selected as one of the
top 25 blogs of 2011 by TIME magazine.
…to see the dance of the morepork owl!
Yes, it’s really called that…this isn’t another “better with bacon” joke. The owl is also known as the
Tasmanian Spotted Owl, and it’s found in New Zealand, Australia, Tasmania, and few other places. H/T to wimp.com for finding this gem of a video.
This particular owl was helped by the
New Zealand Bird Rescue organization. This baby owl was brought to the New Zealand Bird Rescue Charitable Trust’s Green Bay Hospital in Auckland when he was one-year-old.