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West of Angama Mara
Rwanda – Africa’s New Culinary Darling
12 January 2021
Trees Piersma, Kigali resident and food fundi, takes our readers on an unexpected journey from the capital’s street food, on to Lake Kivu and back to Rwanda’s Michelin-trained chef. Those gorillas best work hard at hanging on to being the main event.
It’s a Question of Coffee
25 February 2020
With the full knowledge that he probably wouldn’t sleep for a week, Mike took one for this blog and sought out the secretive nuances of the perfect cup of coffee during a recent visit to Africa’s coffee capital, Kigali.
In Memory of Those Loved and Lost
19 November 2019
One of our regular contributors, Mike Boyd, shares his experience of his visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial, a place of remembrance, learning and hope
The 22 Stars that Stole the Show
13 September 2016
Steve travelled to Kwita Izina, the 12th annual naming ceremony for newborn gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, and tells us about his visit to the beautiful country and his experience at this very special event.
A Ugandan Safari: Part Two
17 February 2016
YOU CAN LOSE SOME FATS A word of advice: next time your safari itinerary reads ‘the chimpanzee population is quite mobile but the walk is enchanting’ turn around and run like hell. This chapter of our Ugandan safari features two Adolfs. Why in this lovely country splattered with colonial nomenclature is this a common name?...
A Ugandan Safari: Part One
9 February 2016
GOOD CALL, PTOLEMY Around 1800 years ago the Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer and astrologer Ptolemy drew on his map of Africa, in what today is known as Uganda, Lunae Montes, or as we now call them, Mountains of the Moon. Kate and I recently travelled to Uganda on a chimpanzee quest but secretly I was...
The Hour My Heart Stopped
6 January 2016
The thought had never crossed my mind; it had never appeared on my bucket list; it was not a ‘big wildlife tick’ I was yearning for; and yet suddenly two weeks after my wedding I found myself dusting off my hiking boots and preparing myself for what was sold as “a trip of a lifetime”...