Monthly Archives: October 2012

Paul's Poetry

Paul Publishes Personal Poetry!

It’s not every day you wake up and you can say that you’re a poet; it takes years of concentration and hard work to have even the smallest breakthrough.
For our very own Paul Kasami, part of the Volcanoes team for the past two years, it took lots of dedication but his efforts were finally rewarded [...]

50th Independence

Uganda’s 50th Independence Day

Today marks an important celebration in the history of Uganda as it’s not only Independence Day but a golden jubilee year of 50 years since their independence.
Uganda has come a long way in the last 50 years and there has been a lot to celebrate. Lonely Planet this year named Uganda the top destination for [...]

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Saying Goodbye to the Gorillas

The day had finally arrived—my last gorilla trek, at least for the foreseeable future. After three-and-a-half years working in Central Africa, I’m moving on to a new job based in Washington, D.C. I decided to make my final trek in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with Dr. Fred Nizeyimana, the head Ugandan veterinarian of the [...]