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Sasha Cimperman 2012 Photo Competition Winner.

Sasaha Cimperman won the 2012 Photo Competition with the theme “Photos taken in Uganda and Rwanda”, walking away with a 4-Day Hiking and Culture safari in Mgahinga! This safari combines glorious nature walks and hikes in Mgahinga National Park and experiencing the fascinating culture of the indigenous Batwa people. There are challenging mountain hikes such […]

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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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Akagera’s Top Experiences

Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s hidden gem, only receives a fraction of the number of visitors that famous safari parks like Massai Mara or Kruger see. While Akagera lacks the density of wildlife these other parks boast, its dearth of tourists mean that those who do visit can experience the wilderness in near solitude. No convoys […]

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