Just one Tweet at E-Tourism Frontier’s annual conference in Cape Town led to Nomad having the opportunity of having 6 epic travel bloggers on our Gorilla Encounters tour in 2013.

If there was ever anything that you wanted to know about having a magical encounter with one of Africa’s last remaining mountain gorillas’s, now is your chance to find out!

Tomorrow (9th February), eight travel bloggers will be heading out on Nomad’s Gorilla Encounter tour… in actual fact, two of the bloggers started their journey in Kenya a few days ago on the Masai Mara and Gorillas tour and will be meeting with the rest of the group in Kampala tonight.

Please be sure to follow, like, tweet, share, tag and enjoy the posts and pictures coming from our travel bloggers in the heart of Uganda.

Below is a short biography of Nomad’s Gorilla Trekking Travel Blogger Team! Catch their updates on #nomadgorillas on our Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter account.

Sarah Duff and Joseph Lawrence

The coolest and most talented digital team in Cape Town! Sarah and Jo have their own online travel magazine http://peregrinemag.com/Sarah freelances for Getaway, Mango Juice, Marie Claire and loads more while Jo is a User Experience Designer and Web Developer at ClickShape.


Twitter: @josephclawrence

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/josephclawrence?fref=ts

Website: http://josephclawrence.com/




Twitter: @SarahDuff

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/SarahDuff

Facebook: facebook.com/DuffsSuitcase

Instagram: instagram.com/TravellingDuff

Dawn Jorgensen

Earth advocate, beauty seeker, travel writer and the brains behind The Incidental

Traveller blog. Speak to Dawn nicely and she may bring you a bottle of her

homemade gin to keep the mosquitoes away… she’s married to an

alchemist! Well-travelled and conservation-centric, Dawn always has a very

special energy around her.

Twitter: @DawnJorgensen

Website:  http://theincidentaltourist.com/

Facebook: facebook.com/TheIncidentalTourist

Instagram: instagram.com/dawnjorgensen/

Kelly Berold

Back from a publishing bootcamp in New York City, Kelly works as freelance

writer, photographer and strategist for clients such as Finweek, Buzzfeed and Cape

Town Tourism. Check out her work here.

Website:  http://kellyberold.blogspot.com/

Twitter: @kellyberold

Instagram: instragram.com/kellyberold

Facebook: facebook.com/kelly.berold

Linda Markovina:

Linda works as a freelance photojournalist, travel and fiction writer. She

considers herself to be the better looking half of Moving Sushi and the only one

who is ever online. She blogs on behalf of Moving Sushi for Getaway Magazine,

The Africa Report, Kiss from the World and writes travel guides for Buggl.com.

Twitter: @moving_sushi


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/linda.schonknecht.7?fref=ts

Christoph Kastern from team Smoke, Sweat and Tears, 2013 Ultimate Braai Master

If you’ve been watching the Ultimate Braaimaster on TV, you will recognise these

two as team Smoke, Sweat and Tears! Not only are they very easy on the eye

but they also know how to cook up a storm. Check them out here.

Twitter: @smokesweattears

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SmokeSweatTears

Di Brown and Liz Broadley

Fondest friends and travel buddies, Di is a cartographic ninja and budding

blogger – we won’t be getting lost without everyone knowing about it; while Liz

professes to be “the 3rd unpaid Jabedi support worker bee” afterhours and in her

daytime hours she has a nursing related job so she will be the designated care

giver on tour – hugs are the best drugs!

Twitter: @DiBrown5

Blog: http://www.jabedimapping.com/

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