Rwanda – Among the Gorillas
Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes he travels in search of Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. As with every Travelscope adventure, the journey includes cultural experiences in a local church, living museum, market, primary school and health clinic. In addition he takes part in Rwanda’s monthly national day of service, a program that is the heart of Rwanda’s dedication to attack the ideology of genocide at its root – ethnic division.
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Consultant Editor Joseph Rosendo and a team of travel experts have combined inspirational narrative with sumptuous photography to bring over 130 global destinations to life, from snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef or cruising the Galapagos Islands to marveling at the mighty Victoria Falls or grazing at the Galway Oyster Festival. Domestic getaways aren’t overlooked, either: the fall foliage in Northeast Vermont is radiant in September; the funky, sunny Florida Keys are an ideal February getaway and both the jaw-dropping California Coast and lush Kaua’i make for fantastic October trips.
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$40, Hardcover, 9780756630737, 336pp, October 2007
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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, founded by Dr. Dian Fossey, is dedicated to the conservation and protection of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. The Fossey Fund operates the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda with daily gorilla monitoring and scientific research in Volcanoes National Park. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Fund works with community-managed reserves and national parks, and operates the GRACE gorilla rescue center. In both Rwanda and Congo, the Fossey Fund also operates extensive education, health and other programs to help local people. To support these effort or for more information visit http://www.gorillafund.org