The Dawn of a Very Different Website

After 4 years and 232 blog posts we are changing the nature of our website to better fit the new reality: DR Congo has been added to Rwanda and Uganda to complete the Gorilla Highlands region, and the building phase of our initiative is coming to an end. We used to talk to our partners…

Behind the Scenes of the Groundbreaking Pocket Guide

May 2019 will go down in the history of the Gorilla Highlands initiative as the month when we moved from (bi)annual publication of our #1 product, the Pocket Guide, to quarterly editions. Download the latest Gorilla Highlands Pocket Guide(May 2019; 8 MB) It’s hard to overstate the magnitude of this change. The booklet used to…

Despite Obstacles: Bold Vision for Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

It’s the saddest week of the year in Rwanda, the time when survivors remember the outrageous tragedy that claimed one million lives 25 years ago. The Gorilla Highlands team’s humble contribution to the Remember – Unite – Renew theme of these commemorations is a daily photograph on our social media channels. These images celebrate the…

We Are Still Alive. Very Alive. In 3 Countries!

Rainy greetings from Nyungwe National Park where the Gorilla Highlands team has embarked on the last week of our photography and video work. We have already fully traversed Volcanoes NP and on Monday we will take on Akagera NP. In addition to our main star Marcus Westberg (see the video above), the host of “Adventures…

Adventures with Izy: Behind the Scenes, from the Heart

On 24 January 2019 the Gorilla Highlands team embarked on the biggest journey so far. We started to produce “Adventures with Izy”, 1-2 minute video episodes that are published every other day (please visit our YouTube channel and subscribe). In this very personal blog, Isabelle Masozera explains the background of her family move to a…

The Return of The Enya

I can’t believe it’s already 2019! WOW! Talk about writer’s block, am I right?! Mine was a massive one… You haven’t heard from me for TWO YEARS!!! Like what is this? How could my life have been so boring with nothing to write about??? But boy have we changed that since Christmas… I’ve finally spent…