SABA Episode #17 – Why Should the Gorilla Highlands Region Be More Than Just a Fling? (14m)

Are you one of those travellers who like to seriously consider their impact on the area they visit? Or do you prefer taking it as lightly as a one-night stand? Ever thought of how the duration of one’s stay in Africa could affect the environment, culture and local people in general? But do you lack time or resources for a prolonged summer romance? This episode discusses how your trip can bring positive results while adding to your fun along the way.

HOSTS

Joe Kahiri is a Ugandan recording and performing artist and the founder of Qwela, a top Afro-fusion band. Passionate about creating a positive shift in mindset through artistic creation, he resides in Kabale (Uganda). Kahiri’s articles: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/daily-dose/author/kahiri/

Miha “Rwebandira” Logar is an adventure/cultural tourism expert, podcaster and lecturer. A Gorilla Highlands co-founder, he is an Ugandan/Slovenian national who resides in Musanze (Rwanda). Miha’s articles: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/daily-dose/author/admin/

OTHER PARTICIPATING GORILLA HIGHLANDS EXPERTS

Marcus Westberg is a multiple award-winning photographer and writer from Sweden whose work — covering conservation, wildlife and travel — appears regularly in the New York Times and other global publications. He lives close to Lisbon (Portugal). Marcus’s articles: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/daily-dose/author/marcus/

BRIEF YET SPECIAL VOICES IN THE EPISODE

Jon Lee, the Voice of Santa Barbara: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/daily-dose/author/jon/

Omugurusi Festo Karwemera, our Patron Saint: https://gorillahighlands.com/karwemera/

ARTICLES/SHOWS MENTIONED

“Can Primate Parachuters Be Responsible Tourists?”; Miha Logar on the Gorilla Highlands Experts blog: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/can-primate-parachuters-be-responsible-tourists/

“In Defence of (Some) Tourism”; Marcus Westberg in Africa Geographic: https://africageographic.com/stories/in-defense-of-some-tourism/

“SABA Episode #11 — Eco, Sustainable or Responsible Tourism? It’s Clear (at Least to Harold Goodwin)!”; Joe Kahiri and Miha Logar: https://experts.gorillahighlands.com/ecotourism-sustainable-tourism-responsible-tourism-harold-goodwin-see-africa-breathe-africa-episode-11/

photo by Marcus Westberg

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