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Mzungos in the mist

By | Africa, Favourite, Primate Safari, Rwanda, The Big Trip | No Comments

“Suddenly Alfred signalled to us to stop, the trackers had located the Gorillas not far from where we were. The excitement moved like a quiet wave through the group. Leaving everything behind except our cameras, we slowly and in complete silence made our way towards them. Then we saw him. Sitting peacefully between the bushes quietly eating leaves, was the unmistakable black and silvery back of a silverback Gorilla.” Join us as we go on an exclusive and unforgettable trek deep into the misty jungles of Rwanda to end up face to face with the mighty Mountain Gorilla.

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Adopting Kamok

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While we stayed in Nairobi we visited The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant orphanage in the outskirts of the city. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust work for the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife, employing measures ranging from anti-poaching and enhancing community awareness, to providing veterinary assistance to animals in need and rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in the wild. While we were there, we adopted young Kamuk, who came to the orphanage in 2013 as a newborn.

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