Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

To visit Rwanda and not see the gorillas is a bit like going to Egypt and not see the Pyramids. You can of course skip them if it’s not something you find interesting but I think you somehow miss something important: an encounter with a key element of the local culture and identity. For Rwanda, gorillas as the main source of income. They are also a national heritage and a symbol of progress in conservation efforts.
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Easter in Uganda

I know Easter is already a thing of the past, but this isn’t going to be an Easter post exactly ๐Ÿ˜‰ It just so happened that we decided to get out of Rwanda and explore the neighbouring Uganda for the long Easter weekend. And when we got back, it took me a while to return to the world of internet after a nice break from constant WiFi, hence the delay in telling you how it was! ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading “Easter in Uganda”

Nyungwe Forest National Park – part two

In the previous post about Nyungwe, I gave you an introduction about this park, so it’s time for the next installment of our adventures! As you may remember, we spent a few days hiking there, and since chimpanzee tracking is the main attraction, we had added it to our agenda as well, although we weren’t sure if it would definitely work out. So, did it? Read on to find out! ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading “Nyungwe Forest National Park – part two”

My little zoo :)

It’s been a while since I last posted, mostly due to quite a bit of travelling I did in September. So I’m back now with a light post about my animals, i.e. two chickens, a rabbit, and a cat ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve already mentioned the chooks when they first appeared and got you an updateย afterwards, but it’s a different story now! The rainy season has come, it’s cloudy today, so perfect timing to sit down with a cup of tea and tell you a bit about where all these creatures came from and how they get on with each other ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Continue reading “My little zoo :)”