Photo Essay: My Hour With The Gorillas In Rwanda

On my trip to Rwanda I had the opportunity to visit the Mountain Gorillas at Volcanoes NP. It was well worth the physical effort (we climbed ~600m) to see them and even though you are only allowed an hour with them per day, it was one of the most amazing things I have ever done. As one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom you can see many of our habits and mannerisms in them and you leave with a deeper understanding of them and by extension us.