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After arriving to the Fatima Mission, we learned that we would be Gorilla trekking the next day. We awoke early, and crammed into a jeep with Ben, Colin, Ian, Kelly and Tim- the very same people we were later grouped with for the hike- how convenient! We arrived at the Volcanoes National Park Head Quarters, […]

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We awoke as first threads of light began to filter in through the mesh of our tent, and a chorus of Lake Bunyoni’s little birds tweeted and trilled overhead. We departed from the lake, and our final hours in Uganda were spent driving up and down steep, seemingly vertical ridges. Once across Rwanda’s border we […]

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We awoke before the blistering sun made its appearance along the horizon in order to break camp and depart on a morning game drive. Once again, very little of Queen Elizabeth Park’s wildlife was out and about for our viewing pleasure- we simply did not have good luck this go ’round. We did pass one […]

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We awoke early beneath an indigo sky. Water was boiling on the camp stove, so we filled our pink plastic mugs with Amarula-spiked coffee and cocoa, before making our way over to the squishy chairs alongside the bar. From our cozy perch, in perfect stillness, we watched the sun rise over our steaming mugs, bathing […]

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