Assisted by the French Institute of Bukavu and Goma, Gorilla Highlands News will get a French language version soon. We want our Congolese friends to still feel included, even though the latest events force us to postpone putting the DRC in the Pocket Guide.
In light of that, we need to end this intro with a wish for peace…
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Pocket Guide #7 to be Printed in July!
The prototype of the Gorilla Highlands Pocket Guide devoted a number of pages to DR Congo. We have been forced to save most of them for later, however, the cute kids of Kahuzi-Biega will continue to grace the cover. You can download the updated draft here.
ATCNews : Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome is the publisher of ATCNews, Eastern Africa’s leading aviation, tourism and conservation news blog of its kind. Wolfgang has over 45 years of experience in the tourism, aviation and conservation fields in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, covering all aspects of safari operations, hotel operations and air operations. Since 1992 he resides in Uganda, previously living for 17 years in Kenya.