The Back Story

The mountain gorilla experience was surreal, and I continue to have difficulty believing it actually happened. That one hour was the reason for the trip. For 13,000 miles of air travel one way and hours upon hours of (frankly) uncomfortable travel on dirt roads/partially paved roads/two-lane roads with three lanes of vehicles/trucks belching black smoke. … More The Back Story

98 Percent

98 percent. That’s the amount of DNA we have in common with the gorillas. Turns out there are three species of gorillas, and our visit was with the mountain gorillas, made famous by Dian Fossey and her Gorillas in the Mist story. There are 900-1000 mountain gorillas living in the mountains in the area around … More 98 Percent