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How to go gorilla trekking on your own – No Agents, Just Do it on Your Own!

12th October 2012

Here is some advice on how you can go gorilla trekking on your own without a tour agent involvement. We all have times when we just want to do things on our own, determined of course by many factors. Today I want to share with you how a friends of mine, did a gorilla trek…

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Leopard sighted in Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park

11th October 2012

Not Happy!!!   You go on a few days well earned leave and all hell brakes loose back at the lodge. Thankfully the guests at the lodge couldn’t have been happier. More leopard sightings than you can shake a stick at!!!!  Two separate groups managed to see a mother and her three cubs feasting on a…

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Biggest Seasonal Gorilla Tour Discounts Ever in Uganda and Rwanda!

10th October 2012

For those looking for seasonal gorilla tour discounts, it is wise to travel in the months of November, April and May when gorilla tour prices are a bit lower than normal. This is probably the lowest prices that anyone can get for a gorilla tracking tour in Rwanda and Uganda, I have  never been so…

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One other tourist’s experience in Rwanda – Visiting Gorillas, Akagera, Kigali

13th September 2012

Similar to how St. Augustine put it, ‘the world is a book,’ and those who do not travel read only a page of it. Most people travel not to go anywhere or learn any thing, but simply for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. The tropical climate of Rwanda is praised for its medicinal…

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How DR Congo War Affects Virunga Mountain Gorillas

13th September 2012

How DR Congo War Affects Virunga Mountain Gorillas With the fighting in eastern Congo, I fear our gorillas in general are being put at risk.  These animals have those forests as their only home yet rebels invade them and launch wars against their governments from forests. Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is…

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My Day In Company with Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas

12th September 2012

Hidden high among the forested volcanoes of central Africa, the mountain gorilla was unknown to science until 1902, when two were first encountered by a German explorer — and promptly killed. It set the tone for the relationship. For much of the time since, due to deforestation and poaching, it has seemed the mountain gorilla…

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Rwanda tourism ‘not affected by DRC conflict

12th September 2012

  the endagered mountain gorilla in Rwanda’s Virunga National Park The ongoing conflict in eastern Congo has not hindered tourism sector as mountain gorillas remain secure in Virunga National Park, their habitat. The assurance was made by Rica Rwigamba, the head of tourism and conservation in Rwanda Development Board (RDB), reacting to reports that the…

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Uganda Bwindi Mountain Gorillas Visits Lodge

11th September 2012

Mountian gorillas moved out of Bwindi forest and came to the Lodge – Uganda Bwindi Mountain Gorillas Visits Lodge Mountain Gorillas entering the compound at Bwindi Lodge – www.gorillasandwildlifesafaris.com A mountain Gorilla Family all of a sudden just decided to visit Bwindi Lodge, sending all visitors into scampers! Here are some of the photos we…

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Uganda Foreign currency exchange, Using credit cards, Bargaining/ Shopping in Uganda

8th September 2012

Uganda Foreign currency exchange, Using credit cards, Bargaining/ Shopping in Uganda. What is the Currency in Uganda? The Ugandan Shilling. This cannot be purchased outside the country. How do I Exchange Cash in Uganda? US Dollars, UK Pounds and Euros are accepted by UWA for gorillas/ chimp tracking  permits and park entry fees. Many larger…

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What is the Weather Like in Uganda, Uganda Weather Condition

8th September 2012

Uganda weather condition, what is the weather like in Uganda? Uganda enjoys a tropical climate, though the heat it tempered by the altitude, as much of the country is more than 1000m above sea level. Rainy seasons are from March to May, and September to November. Dry seasons are from December to February and mid-…

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