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Our first Bai

We’ve (enfin) got to some forest. A two-hour flight from the capital, a 3 hour pirogue ride, and we are still not at our final destination! 205 more words

Congo

Congo

The #Democratic Republic of Congo, #DRC, is a true adventure destination. AK47 wielding #UN peacekeepers will pass you frequently, most vehicles are #UN ones, it is a very eye opening journey. 415 more words

Africa

Kigali: Part II

After the excitement of gorillas, it was time to start the drive back through Rwanda all the way to the Serengeti in north Tanzania. This also meant my first journey in Sparky – the humungous, bright yellow truck I’d call home for the next few months. 547 more words

Africa

VIRUNGA

“I’ve accepted to give the best of myself, so that wildlife can be safeguarded beyond all pressure. Beyond all spirit of greediness about money. Beyond all things.” 699 more words

"That's not a gorilla, that's a man in a suit!"

…an entirely rational reaction, I think, to being metres away from a huge silverback shuffling down a tree (surprisingly gracefully, I might add). But let me rewind to a few hours before our brief spell of disbelief. 556 more words

Africa

Our Day at the Zoo

Yesterday, we had a great day!  The visit to Howletts went swimmingly!

We had great weather, no rain, even though Lil Princess still managed to be smothered in mud waist down(??!). 195 more words

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Please Watch This Film ASAP

“VIRUNGA IS THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF A GROUP OF BRAVE PEOPLE RISKING THEIR LIVES TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE IN A PART OF AFRICA THE WORLD HAS FORGOTTEN AND A GRIPPING EXPOSE OF THE REALITIES OF LIFE IN THE CONGO.” 58 more words