Tag Archives: Rwanda

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April 22, 2013

Kim’s Gorilla Dream Comes True!

Rwanda is a small country with big assets and I had the opportunity in 2006 to experience its most treasured asset – the Mountain Gorillas. I have to admit that prior to seeing the movie Gorillas in the Mist, I was not aware of their existence so I am indebted to Dian Fossey for bringing…

Journey to Uganda and Rwanda
March 15, 2013

The Journey to Uganda and…

Volcanoes Safaris is excited to remind you of the various airlines that are flying into both Uganda and Rwanda! Flights to Uganda are available from British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines, African Express, South Africa Airways and Kenya Airways. Flights within Uganda are offered by Aerolink which operates…

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas
January 25, 2013

Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24…

Imbabazi Support
August 14, 2012

Volcanoes supports Imbabazi Orphanage

Volcanoes Safaris is supporting Imbabazi Orphanage as it celebrates what would have been Roz Carr’s 100th birthday on the 28th August 2012. To celebrate, the Imbabazi Foundation is holding a benefit event which will include a raffle for some fantastic prizes, including a two-night stay at Volcanoes Safaris’ Kyambura Gorge Lodge. Tickets for the raffle can be…

Mission Impossible
August 1, 2012

Mission Impossible: Jungle

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! Rwema and Dukore had responded to one of their family being killed by a poacher’s snare by searching out similar traps around the forests of Parc…

Ros Carr Orphanage Re-Opens
July 12, 2012

Roz Carr Orphanage reopens with…

Roz Carr’s Imbazi Orphanage continues to give back to the Community, with the new Intore Dance Troupe! “I can only surmise that God didn’t feel I was ready to have children until I was 82 years old. Then he sent me forty all at once.” –Rosamond Carr (excerpt from her memoir Land of a Thousand Hills:…

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