Gathering Elephant Grass in Chitwan, Nepal

On a motorcycle adventure across the Himalayas, I stopped for the night in Chitwan National Park.  I was just in time to watch the villagers leaving the jungle with bundles of elephant grass to use for new roofs.  Photo © Nathan Ward.

Sunset in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

At the end of the day, the animals in Tarangire National Park cross the park to reach the places where they spend the night.  Hundreds of wildebeest block the road nightly.  Photo © Nathan Ward.

Camel in the Singing Dunes, Mongolia

The Gobi Desert primarily consists of stony lands, but the tall Singing Dunes punctuate the landscape.  Animals search for plants and grass among the sands.  Photo © Nathan Ward.

Land of the Layap Yak Herders, Bhutan

We trekked into Laya to look for Masagang or "Butter Mountain", a huge unclimbed peak near the border of Tibet and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Photo © Nathan Ward.

Darwin Mountains - Patagonian Andes, Chile

Hidden among the wild fjords and jagged islands, the Darwin Mountains rarely feel human footsteps. Remote, rough, unknown, beautiful. Photo © Nathan Ward.

In the Trees, Arusha National Park Tanzania

Almost invisible in the trees, this Sykes Monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis) scans the scene in Arusha National Park, Tanzania. Photo © Nathan Ward.

The Great Himalaya & Land of Buddha, Bhutan

This is the view greeting nearly every visitor to the Kingdom of Bhutan - huge Himalayan peaks, ancient Buddhist fortresses. I immediately knew I'd entered a land like no other. Photo © Nathan Ward.

Tsaatan Reindeer & Tipi, Mongolia

The Tsaatan, one of the last reindeer herding societies in the world, live in the wilds of northern Mongolia. Photo © Nathan Ward.

Greater & Less Flamingo Bonanza, Tanzania

Thousands of flamingos congregate annually on the Momella Lakes in Arusha National Park near Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Photo © Nathan Ward.