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Boris Wise

Boris is a passionate naturalist, wilderness guide, and photographer currently residing in the San Juan mountains of Colorado, USA. He is certain that growing up in Malaysia where earned his Jr PADI dive certificate, camped in the jungle with the Boy Scouts and experienced the Hindu festival of Thaipusam, set him up for a life of exploring.

After studying at Texas A&M where he earned a degree in Plant Sciences, Boris moved to Alaska. It was in Alaska's Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park where he started his guiding career as a wilderness raft guide before becoming captain of his own boat in the fjords of Southeast Alaska

For the last 20 years Boris has guided and led trips all over the world. The wildlife and wilderness of remote regions as well as experiencing the music and food of new cultures inspires him to keep traveling the world. Off the ship Boris and his wife Eva seek adventures with binoculars and camera in tow in their classic Volkswagen Van.

My upcoming expeditions

Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

Dec 2 2024
Dec 12 2024
Dec 22 2024
Feb 10 2025