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October 25th, 2014

A Mzungu in Rwanda

Posted By Ian Plant
A mountain gorilla holds her baby, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda (by Ian Plant)
(© Ian Plant) During my epic 40 day tour of Africa, I spent several days in Rwanda to photograph mountain gorillas. Rwanda is a perilous place to visit, but not for the reasons you might think. Despite a disastrous civil war in the early 1990s, Rwanda today is one of the most beautiful, peaceful, and idyllic countries I …
July 16th, 2014

40 Days of Africa

Posted By Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) So far, 2014 has been ridiculously busy for me. In the first six months of this year, I’ve been to 15 countries, with photography trips to the following: Venezuela, Morocco, Botswana, Argentina, Chile, Namibia, Tanzania and Rwanda (with non-photography visits or layovers in South Africa, France, Columbia, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Netherlands and …
May 3rd, 2011

Gorilla Photo Tour 2012

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Mountain Gorilla, Rwanda
In my thirty years as a wildlife photographer, I have been asked one question more than any other: what is my favorite destination?  The question is understandable, but summoning an answer is surprisingly difficult. Having said that, I do have a clear favorite: of all the wildlife experiences I have had in my career, nothing has …