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Rwanda’s Kwita Izina: One of Conservation’s Great Success Stories

The birth of a baby is always something to celebrate – especially when that baby is a mountain gorilla. So just imagine my delight when I received an official invitation to be part of the annual Rwandan celebration Kwita Izina, where this year 22 baby gorillas were named. Rwanda, a diamond in the rough on…

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Discover Gentle Giants – Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Uganda

Gorilla trekking safaris are a rare and incredible experience. Getting up close to a family of endangered mountain gorillas is definitely a bucket list experience. Explore Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda or the Virungas in Rwanda. Better still, explore both with a combo trip. Combine a gorilla trekking experience with a safari in Queen Elizabeth…