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Tips for visiting Mountain Gorillas

Rather than add to an already long post, I decided to write this post separate from the post about our visit to see the mountain Gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda (you can read about that… 326 mots de plus


Gorillas in our midst - Part 1 Volcanoes National Park

We recently returned from a two week African safari (you can read about another portion of this trip in On the banks of the Nile… 660 mots de plus


Gorillas + Volcanoes National Park (Part 1)

(Photos: Lizl Fleury | Instagram | July 2015)

This one’s at the top of my #yolo moments. I mean, how often does one get this close to a gorilla family in the wild?! 593 mots de plus


One Week Done

There were moments when I thought there was no way we would finish reading the next page of Moses’s textbook… but we did it! We actually finished the first week of school! 535 mots de plus


Uganda & Rwanda on film, ACTUAL film

My dad bought this camera in Washington D.C. one time he and my mom decided they couldn’t live anymore without visiting the Smithsonian. They packed their bags and came back with this little beauty: a Canon AE-1 program. 924 mots de plus

Travel Diary

Dearest Immaculee

Every year, Rwanda commemorates the Rwandan Genocide. One such person who equally does the same is a courageous African woman, Immaculee Ilibagiza. I know that her first name is supposed to have an accent on top of one of the ‘e’s, but I couldn’t for the life of me, manage to get the correct French version of her name from the computer I was using to type this. 910 mots de plus


Field Diary: Rwanda

It’s a long way from Ohio to Butare. Find out what happened when our resident conservation biologist forgot a crucial element needed to use her water monitoring equipment. 915 mots de plus