Baby gorilla of the Titus troop on a gorilla trekking safari in Volcano National Park in north Rwanda in east Africa on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Rwanda-9733

Postcards from the Titus Gorilla Troop

Even an hour in the presence of the Titus gorilla troop of the Volcano National Park, Rwanda was an unforgettable experience, a lifetime of memories, which are too good to share in only one post. So here’s another one! The Titus group has two silverbacks, impressive creatures for sure, the lead male in particular was the strong, silent type. Without …

A sign at the mass grave at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre at Rwanda in east Africa on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Rwanda-2700

Kigali Genocide Memorial; Rwanda

The entrance to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre appears a quite non-descript building, belying the powerful story held within the grey, almost porta cabin walls of the centre. The basic details of the genocide are probably well known to many, but watching the videos, hearing the testimonies of survivors and reading the graphic, harrowing narratives bring the story home in a …

World Travel Market – Making the all important first Impression, or not!

Two months ago I had’nt even heard of the World Travel Market, finger on the travel pulse; not! A hatful of nudges from friends and a few tentative enquiries from exhibitors and just over two weeks ago the decision to attend was finally made. This required registering for a press pass before booking accommodation and a return rail trip. It …