The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.

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Gorilla, Gorilla, Woops

I’ve been on two Mountain Gorilla treks in the last week, one in DR Congo and one in Rwanda. I got to see two family groups and watch a lot of relaxed interaction and play, which was extremely cool. In the Virunga National Park in DR Congo, I visited the Humba family. By chance I […]

DR Congo: Nyiragongo

“I survived Nyiragongo, but he ate my camera.” When I was about ten, I had a very clear idea of what a Real Volcano should look like. A steep cone, with a razor sharp rim and sheer cliffs down to an inner caldera with a bubbling pool of lava. Aah, it is to dream. Nyiragongo […]