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A taste of Balinese culture in the foothills of the volcano - Ubud

The next stop on our journey was Ubud in central Bali at the foothills leading up to the volcanic mountains. We secured a ride from one of the numerous places in Kuta trying to sell you tours or transport around Bali. 1,245 more words


It’s a Macaques Life

Penang’s Botanical garden is a beautiful and peaceful place.

Although the botanical garden is set on the outskirts of Georgetown, there are still plenty of things to see and visit nearby such as the… 82 more words


Monkey Madness

You’re halfway up the easy route of Mount Takao. There’s a couple of  benches, painted by birds over time and a dodgy looking ticket booth. With no pictures and no English translations, you can never be too sure what you’re actually buying the ticket for. 462 more words

Four ways breast milk is really interesting

You might have heard a lot that breastfeeding may reduce the risk of infections, allergies and gut problems. But it’s perhaps even more fascinating than you realise. 1,098 more words


Kyoto: Arashiyama Monkey Park and Gion

On our second day in Kyoto, we were determined to encounter the macaque monkeys at Arashiyama Monkey Park, just down the road from Tenryu-ji Temple… 448 more words


Field Notes: Life on Monkey Island

I’m finally back after a summer field season studying monkeys in Japan!

My research was conducted on Koshima Island, the birthplace of Japanese Primatology and home to a population of almost 100 Japanese macaques. 623 more words