VOLCANOES SAFARIS BLOG
Welcome to the Volcanoes Safaris Blog! Here you can read posts from our different bloggers on various topics surrounding Volcanoes and our unique insights into the culture of Uganda and Rwanda. We will also provide you with regular updates from the field on what's happening in and around our lodges.
Molly Feltner is an award-winning writer and photographer dedicated to telling stories about conservation and the natural world. Having extensively travelled throughout Uganda and Rwanda she will share her experiences and advice on travel to these regions.
Follow the adventures of the Volcanoes team in the field as they explore these vibrant lands of Eastern Africa! Bloggers will write from their different locations, Uganda-Rwanda-UK, about their experiences with the African culture from a variety of different angles. Don't miss out on their adventures and tips!
For bits and pieces of information about what's happening in Uganda and Rwanda that impacts on the cultures and communities of locals as well as the gorillas and other wildlife, follow the exploits in Volcanoes News.
From the misty jungles of Uganda and Rwanda here is a new tool for everyone who wishes to share their adventurous story after being on safari with us! If you have been on safari with Volcanoes and wish to tell your story, simply send an email with your post and images to firstname.lastname@example.org.
26 November 2012
We are delighted to announce that the Nyakagezi Gorilla Group, long-time residents of Mgahinga National Park, has just returned home from Rwanda!
13 November 2012
We are delighted to announce that census data released today by the Uganda Wildlife Authority has revealed that the number of mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uga...
19 October 2012
In recent days as trackers were on their daily routine around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, they noticed that Ruterana of the Rushegura group was looking weak and unwell. They notified th...
15 October 2012
A study recently published in Diversity and Distributions details the decline in great ape habitats across Africa and paints what is a very disturbing picture for conservationists....
4 October 2012
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 bas...
14 September 2012
Volcanoes was hugely saddened to learn of the recent deaths of two wild mountain gorillas. Bwiruka, a senior female mountain gorilla, was found dead by trackers in Bwindi Impenetrable N...
1 August 2012
A couple of youngsters in Rwanda have managed to destroy a trap used by hunters. This is made even more remarkable by the fact that these youngsters are gorillas!
30 July 2012
Notes from the Jungle
There are two types of gorillas: Mountain Gorillas and Lowland Gorillas. Lowland Gorillas are found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Angola and th...
26 July 2012
Notes from the Jungle
5 a.m. in Volcanoes Safaris' Virunga Lodge, Rwanda. It’s dark and the only thing I hear is someone punching the wall. "This is a bit odd," I think groggily. "Hold on...maybe it so...