Stuart Butler is a journalist and photographer specialising in conservation, the environment and hiking. He spends a great deal of time travelling in the Himalaya, East Africa and southwest Europe. He has worked with some of the world’s biggest media groups, and has contributed to over a hundred travel guidebooks for Lonely Planet and Rough Guide as well as a number of specialist hiking and wildlife-watching guidebooks. Stuart also works with the UN award-winning Nashulai Maasai Conservancy (nashulai.com) and Nashulai Journeys in Kenya.
Stuart lives with his family at the foot of the Pyrenees in southwest France.