Norway on horseback

By Catarina Redisch in Hemsedal You know I love riding more than anything. Well, I'm just back from a week on the horseback in the mountains of Norway. Often, this means riding from cabin to cabin, but here we rode from mountain resort to mountain resort - got a bit spoiled [...]

Help protect #JustOneRhino – and win fab prizes

Here at Sophie's World we're passionate about animal welfare. It's perhaps genetic: apart from the family and very close friends, our mum/grandmum generally preferred animals to people. The rest of us aren't quite that extreme, at least not yet. Alexandra is a vegetarian solely for [...]

2015-10-13T22:30:11+01:007 January 2015|Animals, How to help, Seasonal, current, South Africa|

World at a Glance: Hot kitty in Brussels

When I began a sporadic little series Cats of the World a few years ago, this hot pink spandex cat on a bike in Brussels is not the type of cat I had in mind. Cats are indeed photogenic creatures, and so is this kitty. [...]

2016-05-13T12:33:58+01:0021 March 2014|Art and architecture, Belgium, Cats of the world|

Cheetahs and other rescue animals at Inverdoorn

The semi-desert landscape of Klein Karoo I'm still in the Caucasus, and articles will be coming up when I'm back, or possibly before (Internet cafes depending). Meanwhile, I thought I'd tell you about this worthwhile animal rescue project in South Africa. On an [...]

2014-07-25T09:19:20+01:0024 June 2013|Animals, South Africa|

Ranxo ses Roques: horse riding in Majorca (I loved it!)

By Catarina Redisch in Port d'Alcúdia   I'll admit it right away: whenever we're travelling (and we travel lots), I'm not entirely happy unless I can ride, at least once. You see, riding is my life. I love horses more than anything in the world. [...]

2015-10-04T23:17:42+01:006 June 2013|Animals, Europe with kids, Mallorca|

The Cape Peninsula: penguins, baboons and spectacular scenery

After my recent re-visit to Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, I've a series of posts coming up. I'll cover a cheetah, lion and rhino rescue project and Hout Bay - another self-declared micro-nation. I'll talk about the infamous prison at Robben Island and a [...]

2015-03-22T00:23:18+01:0018 February 2013|Animals, South Africa, UNESCO World Heritage|
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