Unlikely Animal Pair: Aging Gorilla, Bunny Are New Pals

Do opposites attract?  Apparently so —  in the animal kingdom – where unlikely animal pairs have been known to spark special friendships. Take Samantha, an elderly western lowland gorilla at the Erie Zoo in Pennsylvania, who has found a new buddy in a Dutch rabbit named Panda. At the…

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Featured Guide: John Kimaro

John is a native Tanzanian of the Pare tribe and grew up in the Kilimanjaro/Pare mountain region. Guided by his natural love of the mountains, his career began in 1998 when he became certified as a professional mountain guide by the Tanzania National Parks Authority.

John holds certificates in Wilderness First Responder and Heartsaver CPR and is certified by NOLS. He knows just how important this training relates to the safety of clients while on the mountain.

His personality and enthusiasm are magnetic and often help keep trekkers cheerful on the challenging journey up to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. His dedication to his climbers includes keeping them healthy and happy. A skilled and educated leader, he tirelessly manages all the details to make sure the trek runs as seamlessly and smoothly as possible.
To date he has now led over 125 successful treks up to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Featured Lodge: Protea Hotel

Imagine stepping off the plane at Entebbe, Uganda and immediately transferring to a luxurious hotel. The reputable Protea chain of hotels has opened a brand new hotel, situated right on the shores of the beautiful Lake Victoria. Just 5 minutes from the airport, the hotel features expansive gardens and a private beach with white sands and palm trees.

The interior and finishing of the hotel has been done to a high standard with both modern and African influences. The hotel has three different standards of rooms available: standard, deluxe and executive suites. Both the standard and deluxe rooms are of a similar size, but the standard rooms are road facing and the deluxe rooms have gorgeous views of the beach and lake. The deluxe rooms and suites all have balconies and French doors. All of the rooms are en suite with modern bathrooms and have personal safes, fridges, air conditioning, satellite television and complimentary tea, coffee and bottled water.

The Protea Hotel Entebbe also has a continental restaurant, Tides, serving breakfast lunch and dinner, and a cocktail bar for guests to enjoy the outstanding lake views.The hotel is also a quick drive from the Entebbe Golf Course, the botanical gardens and the Entebbe Zoo.

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