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David's Final Days in London

David’s Final Days in London!

While in London I visited many places, including the London Eye, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions. It’s a big wheel 132-metres high where you can see over most of the city. I also visited the House of Lords, home of the British Parliament and the Reform Club, an exclusive club in [...]

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David’s Trip to London: Part 2

We’ve already heard about David’s stay with the Connaught Hotel and now he brings you the second of the three-part story of his time in the UK!
Another amazing experience for me was going to the World Travel Market in London. There I met many people, mostly tour operators and also previous guests. You can imagine how I felt to [...]

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David’s Trip to London: Part 1

While in London I visited many places, including the London Eye, which is one of the most popular tourist attractions. It’s a big wheel 132-metres high where you can see over most of the city. I also visited the House of Lords, home of the British Parliament and the Reform Club, an exclusive club in Pall [...]

David Arrives in London

David Arrives in London Town!

Our Virunga Lodge Manager in Rwanda, David Magyezi, recently came to London for a few weeks on a training program that saw him visit some of the finest hotels in London. At the end of the trip he wrote a letter, which will be shared in three parts, the first part included here!
My appreciation goes [...]

Didas' Gahinga Adventure

Didas’ Mount Gahinga Adventure!

Volcanoes Safaris recently planned a special adventure weekend for residents of Kampala at Volcanoes Mount Gahinga Lodge in Kisoro, Uganda, which I was put in charge of organizing on the ground!
Co-ordinating such a trip is always great fun and a very fulfilling experience as it is a chance to directly interact with our guests, but [...]

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Two of the Kyambura Coffee Ladies

The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) has over 1500 coffee trees on land neighboring Kyambura Gorge Lodge and in 2010 we recruited women neighboring this land to join a coffee cooperative. The Kyambura Women’s Coffee Cooperative has recently started their fourth harvesting season and the VSPT thought this would be a good time to share [...]