remembering one hundred days and one million in rwanda

There will be no humanity without forgiveness. There will be no forgiveness without justice. But justice will be impossible without humanity. The above quote is from Yolande...

african tea, oh how i missed you

When the airplane doors opened at Kigali airport, I was instantly hit with the sounds and smells of East Africa. No, that is not...

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...

lake nakuru, kenya: a flamingo-lover’s paradise

Kenya is indeed one of the most spectacular places on earth to see an abundance of wildlife. The Big Five usually get the fanfare:...

a drive through ntungamo, a town in southwest uganda [video]

As I left the Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest and my spectacular encounter with the mountain gorillas, I drove through the town of Ntungamo. Ntungamo is...

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 reality of tracking mountain gorillas in the bwindi impenetrable rainforest, uganda

As I mentioned in a prior post, the reality of tracking the critically endangered mountain gorilla in the Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest in southwestern Uganda...

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 elephants of lake edward, uganda [video]

Within Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park lies Lake Edward, the smallest of the African Great Lakes. On my second day in the park, 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...

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