Tag Archives: Gorillas

Days 16 – 20 Rwanda

On leaving Uganda everyone had Gorillas on the brain. We crossed the “thousand hills” of Rwanda, where the group got up close and personal with our Gorilla relatives. One group of trekkers got closer than most when a blackback came … Continue reading

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Cape Town, Day 71

The final day on safari and we arrive in Cape Town.  Nestled in a Bay and with Table Mountain as the back drop it is the perfect place to finish the trip.  It is a very western city and it … Continue reading

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Ruhengeri, Day 19 and 20

After the excitement of the Gorillas it was good day to have a chill out day and take it all in.   Also a good day to spend cleaning clothes after that muddy trek.   It was the final day on the trip for 3 … Continue reading

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Gorillas, Day 18

There are between 700 to 800 mountain gorillas left on the planet.  The Virunga Mountains is divided by 3 countries, Rwanda, Uganda and DRC and is the only place in the world where these fascinating creatures can be found.  400 … Continue reading

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