AN ADVENTURE INTO THE VASTNESS
It takes a lot of confidence to claim to offer access to the most luxurious and life-changing experiences on Earth. But then, there are few globally significant wilderness areas that the Fellows of The Shackleton & Selous Society have not visited – nor indeed, spent their entire adult lives exploring, chronicling, and protecting.
AFRICA | ASIA | NORTH AMERICA | SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND | EUROPE
“The sky was rarely more than pale blue or violet, with a profusion of mighty, weightless, ever-changing clouds towering up and sailing on it, but it has blue vigour in it, and at a short distance it painted the ranges of hills and the woods a fresh deep blue.”
Karen Blixen, Out of Africa
"He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left. "
India & Sri Lanka
Many years ago, somewhere in the wilds of India, two roads diverged Mandip took the road less traveled. He walked away from a secure career path in the Indian Civil Service and charted a course for his life that would take him to distant and untrodden lands, and fill his soul and fulfill his aspirations...
“The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences.”
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
"We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through.
Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then to return home. "
Austrlian Aboriginal Proverb
Drew was raised on a property in rural South Australia before attending boarding school and university in Adelaide majoring in Agricultural Science. Drew travelled to Kenya in 1996 and found himself hosting guests at one of the flagships of East African tourism, Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy.
"Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being."
In one of the birthplaces of human civilization, it takes a particularly cultured and passionate guide to show you the ancient wonders of modern-day Turkey. Aydin Kudu has been exploring and recording the natural, cultural and religious riches of this enchanting land from his earliest years growing up on a hazelnut farm beside the Black Sea
SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA
"Life is not what one lived, but rather what one remembers, and how it is remembered to tell the tale."
Gabriel garcía márquez