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The privileges of travelling

Travel has become a way of life for me. Work is just something I do to fill in the gaps between trips. I am currently working as a teacher in Brazil so I am not particularly well-off and usually travel on the cheap, backpacker-style. 721 more words


Rubbing Shoulders With Silverbacks!

We are warned not to get too close to the mountain gorillas. Or touch them.

But the great apes are not bound by any such restrictions.   837 more words


Unexpected Friends and Conquered Summits

There, in a guesthouse at the base of the Virunga mountains, I had great trouble sleeping. I was worried about my friend, who had fallen ill that evening after the bus ride from Kigali. 918 more words


Shove your gorillas

Woman in tourist office, sitting underneath a poster which reads “Rwanda: more than just gorillas”:
Hello. How can I help?
Me: I don’t want to see gorillas. 777 more words

Travel photo of the day # 7

| |   January 2010  – Rwanda | |

Treking through Parc National Des Volcans to spend an hour with the mountain gorillas easily tops the “ 183 more words


Rwanda: Recognising the Role of Communities in Promoting Tourism

Revenues generated from the tourism sector have this year increased by 11 per cent compared to the same period (January-June) last year. 245 more words

Rwanda Tours

Kigali, Rwanda's vibrant Capital

Most visitors to Rwanda will arrive into Kigali’s international airport to access the country’s many scenic and wildlife attractions, and the city can be a comfortable stop-over at the start or end of a Rwanda tour. 173 more words