Saturday, October 20, 2012

Democratic Republic of Congo: Guardian Piece on Gorilla Tours by Insurgents a "Must-Read"

COMMENT: I strongly recommend that anyone traveling to the DRC for the purpose of viewing mountain gorillas read the below link to an excellent piece by the London-based GUARDIAN.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/19/congo-rebels-gorilla-tour-insurgency?newsfeed=true

Additionally, a review of the websites of the British, US, Canadian and Australian governments urge caution and evaluation of the risks before traveling to the DRC; particularly warn against travel to the Eastern and Northeastern sections of the country.