Seen from the outside, I was carrying a heavy bag across the wharf, to board a big blue ship on a gloomy afternoon in the port of Ushuaia, Argentina. On the inside, I was riding a unicorn that was flying me along rainbows to the destination I’ve been dreaming about for the last three years: […]
Safari in Uganda? Yes, please!
The car was speeding on a twisting road that cuts through the green of the hills around Lake Bunyonyi. On the side of the road, some baboons were chilling and the driver stopped so I could get a closer look. This wouldn’t have happened if I were traveling by bus, but happily, there were no […]
The mountain gorillas of Virunga, Congo
We’ve been walking for a bit over an hour and the armed rangers tell us we’re close. We stop to put on our disposable face masks: we need to keep the germs to ourselves. Again I check that the camera settings are correct and off we go. Two minutes later, my heart stops: there he […]