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Anne: Gorillas!!!

December 11th 2012
This morning was the long-awaited gorilla trek and it did not disappoint! We made our way through the forest to reach the location of one of the gorilla families (the second largest family in Rwanda.) It was a completely different terrain than yesterday's volcano trek, but just as muddy. Good thing the hotel staff cleans our boots! Anyways, back to gorillas. There were 23 gorillas in the fa ... read more
Africa » Rwanda » Province du Nord » Parc National des Volcans

Rwandan Flag In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. T... ... read more
11th December 2012

Too cool!
Wow, how cool must that have been?! I'm jealous. Glad you didn't get kicked. :)

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