Mount Nyiragongo – what an adventure!

Still pretty blown away from our amazing encounters with the gorillas in Virunga National Park we had one more adventure planned during our trip to the DRC.  We arranged to climb the eleven thousand foot Mount Nyiragongo; a VERY active volcano near Lake Kivu. I don’t use ‘very active’ lightly – we live near the … Continued

Heading off to the Heart of Africa

Landing in Kigali the capital of Rwanda the first thing that strikes you is the amazing road network and that it’s built up and down over a series of steep hills – the whole town is being overhauled and rebuilt. Everywhere you look new shiny buildings are shooting up and our guide proudly points out … Continued