Tag Archives: Staff Stories

Paul's Poetry
October 10, 2012

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…

Complete Gorilla Run
September 26, 2012

Volcanoes Team Complete Gorilla Run!

We’re pleased to announce that the Volcanoes Safaris Primates of the Caribbean team have completed the Great Gorilla Run 2012! The Great Gorilla Run is easily one of the most entertaining events to support conservation in the world, and has been held in London for the past nine years. Run by the Gorilla Organisation, the…

Sometimes `You're Given a Chicken
September 24, 2012

Sometimes You’re Given a Chicken!

Working with communities can be a taxing and thankless job, other days you get a lovey letter and a chicken! As part of the VSPT’s “rusty roof” exchange program we renovated five family homes in the area of Kyambura.  Most of these were HIV positive households or those of single grandparents raising Aids orphans. About…

15th Birthday Party
September 21, 2012

Volcanoes’ 15th Birthday Party!

Volcanoes Safaris celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style at an event in Kampala on 7th September. It also marked its work as pioneers in great ape tourism and as a leader in the safari and adventure travel world. Vanessa Townsend, Sales and Marketing Manager for Volcanoes, described it not only as a celebration of Volcanoes…

VS in GGR
September 14, 2012

Volcanoes Team in Great Gorilla…

A team from the Volcanoes Safaris London office have decided to participate in the 2012 Great Gorilla Run through the City of London and around the Thames to support gorilla conservation but we need your help! The Great Gorilla Run is an annual event that takes place in the heart of the vibrant city of…

Trip with Birdwatchers
July 5, 2012

A Trip With the Birdwatchers

It’s finally time, my 12 day safari officially begins! It’s hard to contain the excitement until the very first second I jump into the car and I notice four nice looking people and….”The Birds of East Africa, Volume 1.” Oh Gosh, the birds people! I have to say I have nothing against birding or birdwatchers,…