Rwanda - a true diamond in the rough

Rwanda – A True Diamond in the Rough

Rwanda – a true diamond in the rough – caught me pleasantly by surprise. This small country in East Africa, whose name once conjured up heart wrenching images of a senseless and horrific genocide, now shines as one of Africa’s safest, cleanest countries, with a fast growing economy and friendly, hard working people brimming with…

baby mountain gorillas - Rwanda

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…

Kilimanjaro Marathon 2017

Get Ready for Another Exciting Kilimanjaro Marathon

      SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER Get ready for another exciting Kilimanjaro Marathon Feet racing, heart pulsating, get ready for another exciting Kilimanjaro Marathon, which just gets bigger and better every year. This marathon has it all. The hustle and bustle of this vibey, scenic run set on the foothills of the mighty Kilimanjaro mountain is…

gentle giants

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…