Blog: Democratic Republic of Congo

For more than 15 years I’ve travelled to over 100 national parks in Southern, East and Central Africa, from Odzala-Kokoua National Park in Republic of Congo to Agulhas National Park at the very southern tip of Africa. I’ve taken a few photos along the way, and interviewed some of the dedicated people who live and work in these areas. These are the blogs I’ve written about my experiences.


30th April 2017 Virunga’s gorilla protector

Innocent Mburanumwe, 45, is warden of the southern sector of Virunga National Park, in the east of Democratic Republic of…...

11th April 2017 Emmanuel de Merode

Emmanuel de Merode has one of Africa’s most challenging jobs. As director of the 7 800 square kilometre Virunga National…...

16th January 2017 Mount Nyiragongo Summit

Everyone knows Mount Kilimanjaro, the famous African mountain that is summited by thousands of tourists every year. But do you know Mount Nyiragongo?…...

15th January 2017 Mountain gorillas of Virunga

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Virunga starts just…...