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Beautiful Soul

This little guy was none the worse for wear after a dust up with the older silverbacks.
Rwanda, you Caught my Eye

May 1st 2014
Help me Rwanda...I can’t get you out of my heart. Uganda was all about the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife safaris but as we cross the border into Rwanda, the vibe drastically changes. This is going to be an emotional awakening. I just know it. Rwanda is truly a dark emerald set in a band of sparkling gold. When I was twenty, my best friend Syd and I saw that movie Gorillas in the Mist. ... read more
Africa » Rwanda

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
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14th August 2014

That's Incredible
What a pic Andrea. What is he or she thinking? Definitely 5 stars.
15th August 2014

I think she's a she. A real beaut. I didn't get many pictures because I was just enjoying the moment, but this was a gooder.
15th August 2014

Excellent adventure!
I love it that you took the time to experience the gorillas, look them in the eye and have a deep connection rather than just immediately snapping their photos, and how great that the tour money went for conservation! You, like everyone who's been to Rwanda, speak of the lovely, gentle people--how bizarre that the genocide occurred among such sweet souls. Hopefully, never again.
15th August 2014

Oh Tara, I swear Rwanda was something else. I am so lucky I got to experience the people and the gorillas. And I was left wondering the same, how did these lovely people turn on each other? sigh.
13th September 2015

THIS IS INCREDIBLE
One day I'll take this photo...
13th September 2015

Best trip ever!
Yes you will otra Andrea! It is in the cards. Hopefully, there will still be some left. Last count, 800, plus 5 new babies named this year.

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