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Bangui

As I mentioned previously, I’ve been to plenty of African countries, to both capital cities and remote corners. Having a certain number of people look at you, out of pure curiosity […]
Bangui

Visit C.A.R.

Visiting the Central African Republic as a traveller or a tourist is not the suicide mission that many think it is. Yes, this one of the least stable, poorest and […]
Visit C.A.R.

Twins!

Ever wondered what one-week old Gorilla babies look like? The mother is Malui. She is the oldest female in the Makumba group. She gave birth in the middle of the […]
Twins!

What is Conservation?

My curiosity was stirred. He did not want to shake my hand. It was not through rudeness, the welcome we were receiving was warm and genuine, and he did politely explain that it […]

Malaria

Depending on who you talk to out here malaria is either an ever-present danger, a dark rite of passage that is part of your induction to Africa; or it is […]

Photos November 2015

Photos from our first six weeks here in Dzanga-Sangha: https://goo.gl/photos/xY3Qu2keqPxKpPLA7 Poor internet connection speeds have limited the quality and number of the photos that I can upload, but enjoy nonetheless!  
Photos November 2015

First month FAQs (Part 2)

Continued from the previous blog post, I’m endeavouring to answer some of the more “day-to-day” questions that arise from our new lives here in Central Africa. Is it dangerous? This […]