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Nomad_vet up the Amazon 'Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission: to be of service to them whenever they require it.' - St Francis of Assisi

World Rabies Day 2008 in Sikkim

INDIA | Saturday, 11 Oct 2008 | Views [1285]

World Rabies Day in Sikkim....a party with hundreds of happy children. The Sikkim Anti-Rabies & Animal Health (SARAH) programme celebrated WRD with a street party & awareness campaign at 'Friend's Corner' at the busy Sunday Lal market in Gangtok.... Read more >


Gallery: Vets Beyond Borders

INDIA | Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

volunteer veterinarians
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Gallery: Leopard caesarian

INDIA | Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Vets Beyonds Borders do a Leopard Caesarian in India

INDIA | Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Views [10614]

The SARAH (Sikkim Anti Rabies & Animal Health) Programme in India usually focuses its attention on cats & dogs but when we were asked for assistance by the Himalayan Zoo veterinarian Dr Madan K.S.Shanker we were eager to help. ... Read more >


Rehab in Gangtok

INDIA | Sunday, 4 May 2008 | Views [3444]

It’s a joke now that any veterinary volunteer who comes to help the SARAH (Sikkim Anti Rabies & Animal Health) Programme in Gangtok will also have to volunteer to piggyback me around. Since rupturing my achilles tendon playing cricket 6 weeks ... Read more >


Gallery: Achilles

INDIA | Saturday, 22 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Surgery in India
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India on crutches

INDIA | Saturday, 22 Mar 2008 | Views [8401]

Popped my achilles tendon while playing a game of cricket in Gangtok. Oz vs India - very competitive & controversial. I whacked the ball, snap went my achilles like a rubber band. It felt like I had broken a heel off my shoe & my foot was ... Read more >


Gallery: Training vets in Peru

PERU | Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Volunteering at Animal Care Samos, Greece

GREECE | Friday, 4 May 2007 | Views [6297]

Animal Care Samos - www.animalcaresamos.com After a tiring flight from London to Frankfurt to Athens to Samos I was overjoyed to finally arrive, & to find Joeri waiting for me at the Samos airport. And he was very enthusiastic about getting ... Read more >


Gallery: Animal Care Samos

GREECE | Friday, 4 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

charity in Samos
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Lets all go....

PERU | Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | Views [828]

Cant wait to speak english....& have real conversations again. You would imagine my spanish would be awesome after 9 mths but far too much work & not enough study means, my spanish is still rubbish. MY GOD yesterday I found out that i have been ... Read more >


Gallery: Pacaya Samiria

PERU | Sunday, 24 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

national park
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Gallery: Working in Pueblo Nuevo

PERU | Sunday, 24 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

Asociacion Humanitaria San Francisco de Asis
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Gallery: La Bocana

PERU | Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

Village on the sand dunes
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La Bocana

PERU | Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | Views [2520]

You've got to visit La Bocana. It's this crazy little Peruvian village perched on the sand dunes next to the Pacific ocean, several hours south of Mancora. The whole places looks like it has been blown in with the plastic bag garbage, & one more ... Read more >


Pacaya Samiria National Park

PERU | Saturday, 14 Oct 2006 | Views [7005]

I've just had a great week. I went to the Pacaya Samiria reserve in the amazon jungle. I think it's the biggest national park in Peru. It was incredible! We travelled by canoe for 5 days & slept out in the jungle...on the HARD ground under mosquito ... Read more >


Aguaje - is it really worth the effort?

PERU | Saturday, 14 Oct 2006 | Views [12345]

After 5 minutes of trying to flick the red-brown reptilian like peel from an aguaje fruit, a peruvian woman frustrated with my ineptitude grabs it & descales it rapidly with her thumbnail. I am grateful but secretly hope that she has washed her hands ... Read more >


Gallery: Horses in Peru

PERU | Wednesday, 4 Oct 2006 | Photo Gallery


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The Great Amazon River Raft Race

PERU | Monday, 2 Oct 2006 | Views [6495]

What an incredible adventure! Rafting down the Amazon River on a flimsy bamboo raft held together with jungle vine & a few prayers. It’s the ‘Great Amazon River Raft Race’ - the world's longest. Sure I knew that competing would be tough & ... Read more >


Gallery: Great Amazon River Raft Race

PERU | Monday, 2 Oct 2006 | Photo Gallery

Rafting
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