Category Archives: Rwanda

Ibi Iwacu Village:

The village was at a situated on the border of the Volcanoes National Park. I shared a kings hut, on the left with Regan. The magnificent woven interior, warmed by the central fire and beds to either side. We spent … Continue reading

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The Gorilla Visit – Sabyinyo Group:

We left the village for our audience with the gorillas. At the assembly point for the gorilla treks people from all over the world assembled for allocation of groups to visit. Ours was the small Sabyinyo group. 8 individuals with … Continue reading

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Village stay at Ibi Iwacu

The whole village turned out for the dancing. Kids lined the fences and every laughed and clapped. The volume and technique of my two fingered whistle of appreciation grabbed every ones attention. They beamed every time I let loose … Continue reading

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Rwanda – Ruhengeri Village

Rwanda: My passion for Gorillas lead me to Africa. I read ‘In the Kingdom of Gorilla’s and how the gorillas survival lies in balance between the needs of people and wildlife in this country. I chose Rwanda because I wanted … Continue reading

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Jo burg to Rwanda:

Colleen & I leave our Botswanan tour companions behind and grab a flight Maun – Jo burg. My direct flight from Jo burg to Rwanda had been canceled by the airline whilst I was in South Africa. My travel agent … Continue reading

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On the road in Rwanda

We left our village early in anticipation of a long day of travel ahead. The roads were full as usual. In the morning water for the day is collected by women and children from rivers, community pumps and dams that … Continue reading

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