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Didas’ Mount Gahinga Adventure!

Volcanoes Safaris recently planned a special adventure weekend for residents of Kampala at Volcanoes Mount Gahinga Lodge in Kisoro, Uganda, which I was put in charge of organizing on the ground! Co-ordinating such a trip is always great fun and a very fulfilling experience as it is a chance to directly interact with our guests, […]

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Paul Publishes Personal Poetry!

It’s not every day you wake up and you can say that you’re a poet; it takes years of concentration and hard work to have even the smallest breakthrough. For our very own Paul Kasami, part of the Volcanoes team for the past two years, it took lots of dedication but his efforts were finally […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Gorillas

The day had finally arrived—my last gorilla trek, at least for the foreseeable future. After three-and-a-half years working in Central Africa, I’m moving on to a new job based in Washington, D.C. I decided to make my final trek in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with Dr. Fred Nizeyimana, the head Ugandan veterinarian of the […]

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Volcanoes Team Complete Gorilla Run!

We’re pleased to announce that the Volcanoes Safaris Primates of the Caribbean team have completed the Great Gorilla Run 2012! The Great Gorilla Run is easily one of the most entertaining events to support conservation in the world, and has been held in London for the past nine years. Run by the Gorilla Organisation, the […]

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Sometimes You’re Given a Chicken!

Working with communities can be a taxing and thankless job, other days you get a lovey letter and a chicken! As part of the VSPT’s “rusty roof” exchange program we renovated five family homes in the area of Kyambura.  Most of these were HIV positive households or those of single grandparents raising Aids orphans. About […]

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