how a gas station in oklahoma got me a hotel upgrade in rwanda

Thirty minutes before I was to leave for the airport to begin my journey to Rwanda, I received a text from Chase Visa. "Did...

reporting from eastern rwanda [video]

JT reporting from Eastern Rwanda with a compilation of video that includes gorillas, giraffes, and the human landscape including a refugee camp. View on...

the mountain gorillas of the bwindi impenetrable rainforest in uganda [video]

Tracking the gorillas at the Bwindi Impenetrable rainforest in southwestern Uganda is not what one might think. One may imagine, as I did, that...

the song and dance of uganda’s batwa pygmies [video]

In the conservation game there are always winners and losers. When in 1991 the Impenetrable Central Forest Reserve—along with Mgahinga Gorilla Reserve and Rwenzori...

the world will soon welcome its newest country

Last week, a week-long referendum was completed in the southernmost province of Sudan.  And this week, the results: an almost unanimous (99% in fact)...

the kwitonda gorilla family in volcanoes national park, rwanda [video]

Any journey to East Africa would not be complete without a gorilla trek. After all, what else are you going to do after you...

christmas at the great mosque in touba, senegal

As I am not much for the gross display of capitalism during the consumer holiday known as Christmas, I like to travel during this...

the incredible people, places and biodiversity of uganda

Sadly, the mountain gorillas did not have wifi after all. However, now back at flyingnorthblog international headquarters after seventeen hours in the air, I...

uganda’s queen elizabeth national park [video]

In the first in a series of videos featuring Uganda, this mini-report, from the roof of a safari vehicle, gives a brief introduction to...

sad days for the unesco sites in mali

One person’s religious icon is another person’s reason to scream idolatry. That’s fine, as long as each respects the others belief systems. When that...

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