Despite my obsession with finding out everything there is to know about a place before I visit, I am constantly astounded by the secrets the world is hiding around every corner.
Getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But nothing beats the feeling of seeing these incredible creatures in the wild.
As a travel writer and producer, one of my favourite parts of adventuring is the build up of nerves, and subsequent feelings of euphoria, that come with throwing myself well and truly out of my bubble.
I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla…