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The alpha male gorilla
Trekking Mountain Gorillas; Rwanda

December 12th 2018
It was a special moment, I stared at Ubumwe open mouthed with awe. He looked me in the eye, decided I was boring, and turned away to munch his fistful of nettles. I’ve bored a few people over the years, but I’d never had a 500lb mountain gorilla decide I was dull. It’s all David Attenborough’s fault. When she was eleven years old my wife saw him rolling in the grass with these wonderfu ... read more
Africa » Rwanda » Province du Nord

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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