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The Effected of Rwanda's Gorilla Permit Price Hike

It came as a shock to everybody, when last week, the Rwanda government announced that the price of a gorilla tracking permit would be doubled, from the already expensive $750, to a whopping $1500. The Ugandan Wildlife Authority quickly made the most of the situation by announcing that the cost of gorilla permits in Uganda would be remaining at $600. So why have the Rwandan government decided to go for this increase, and what is the knock-on effect for tourism in the region. W

Country Boy to Owning an East African Safari Company

Hi there! My name is Ben, I’m from a small village in Lancashire, north western England and this is the story of how I became the co-owner of East African Discovery. A little backdrop: When I was fifteen, I had never left the UK and didn’t really have much of an interest in travel any further than my mates telling me about their summer holidays during the first week back at school. But my dad had just retired and received an initial payment for his pension. He along with my m