Golden Eagle Hunting - A UNESCO Inscribed Tradition

Posted by Crooked Compass

In 2010, UNESCO inscribed Falconry to its Representative List of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The nomination of falconry is a multi-national submission that was supported by the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO as well as the Association for Eagle Hunters of Mongolia, which commended eagle hunting as an ancient cultural practice of the Kazakh people that has been transmitted over generations.

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Get Wild - Natural Animal Encounters

Posted by Crooked Compass

Natural wildlife encounters are a reminder of the absolutely awesome world that we live in. They make you stop and think of mother nature and the truly amazing world that she created. Depending on the animal encounter they can also be a moment in time to feel very small in this big world – think swimming with a whale shark or coming face to face with a solid silverback gorilla!

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Guyana, The World's Number One Eco Tourism Destination!

Posted by Crooked Compass

Guyana has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination in the world. The award was presented to Guyana at the ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel and trade show, which was held March 2019. The newly created “Best of Ecotourism” category was added in 2019 and placed Guyana ahead of very well-known and experienced ecotourism destinations like the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador and Sierra Gorda in Mexico.  

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