Month: July 2012

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Volcanoes Now Offers Flying Safaris!

Volcanoes Safaris is happy to announce the opening of new scheduled flights that will make the rare mountain gorillas more accessible to tourists than ever before! In Uganda, Air Kenya has launched new scheduled flights within the country that will drastically cut the travel time of guests travelling between Kampala and our lodges and greatly […]

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A Trip With the Birdwatchers

It’s finally time, my 12 day safari officially begins! It’s hard to contain the excitement until the very first second I jump into the car and I notice four nice looking people and….”The Birds of East Africa, Volume 1.” Oh Gosh, the birds people! I have to say I have nothing against birding or birdwatchers, […]

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Sleeping Giant’s Final Rest has Silver Lining

Even giants eventually must fall, as was evidenced June 28th with the passing of Ruhondeza, the oldest silverback gorilla and leader of the first habituated gorilla family within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in Uganda. The UWA announced news of his death with great sadness, as he represented the beginning of protected great ape tourism within […]

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East Africa Takes to the Air!

Coastal Aviation now offers a connection between Rwanda and the savannah plains of Kenya and Tanzania, making the rare mountain gorillas more accessible to tourists than ever before! Mountain gorillas can now be easily reached from the Maasai Mara and the Serengeti! Coastal will connect daily from the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara to Mwanza […]

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Top Five Items for a Comfortable Trip

In my last blog, I highlighted five essential items every traveler needs to bring on a trip to Uganda and Rwanda. This time, I’d like to share five things I always bring that help make my travels in Africa more comfortable. 1. A Good Rain Jacket I remember shopping at an outdoors store before my […]

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