“Quick, stand still and get ready – they are coming towards us”. This was the moment I had been waiting for. 3 hours earlier. I was standing under a tree outside the headquarters of Parc National des Volcanos, having just been introduced to our local guide for the day, a handful of specially trained gorilla Keep Reading…
Welcome to the Land Of A Thousand Hills, otherwise known as Rwanda. This small, landlocked country in East Africa is well-known for its breathtaking natural beauty -- the rainforests, waterfalls, wildlife and volcanoes here have been attracting more and more tourists the last few years.
As gorgeous as the Rwandan countryside is, it is primarily the wildlife that attracts tourists. The country is arguably the best in the world for mountain gorilla trekking. It is also the home of the world's largest natural park for hippos.
Plastic bags are banned in Rwanda and tourists are not allowed to bring them into the country.
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Rwanda provided some of the most memorable moments of my travel life and is a place I hope to visit again. Sharing my experiences to inspire yours. My Rwanda Experiences: In a nutshell It is a thought-provoking nation, a country of contrasts and one that creates conflicting emotions. I experienced the thrill of getting up Keep Reading…