Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Kenya, Zanzibar and Tanzania: All in four weeks. With an objective to see the mountain gorilla in its natural habitat! Yet, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, leopards, lions, black and green mambas, buffaloes, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, hippos, cranes and all sorts of antelopes are easily, very easily found. And which of those nine countries is the best? Which one has the best wildlife? Friendliest population? Best landscape? Offering the ultimate traveller’s experience?
This book describes the author’s personal and unique experiences whilst his trip to this part of the African continent at the end of 2005. It contains over 200 original photographs taken by the author during the trip, practical information, description of places to stay, party, drink and eat. It contains unique experiences, adrenaline filling moments, mishaps, near-misses, lion chasing escapades…Yet, the most rewarding experience is the close encounter of the third kind with a family of mountain gorillas. The same family, which was subsequently killed by evil rebels.
Proceeds from this book go to sponsor education of poor children in West Africa.