WSBEorchids

Nyungwe

This was the best view we saw. Nyungwe was beautiful and we saw many brilliant views and struggled to find one picture and a short phrase to describe it. I decided on this. The most beautiful, amazing, and bio diverse, place I have ever seen.

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Nyungwe

  Nyungwe forest is Africa’s largest mountain forest reserve with 970 square kilometres of forest full of rare species including primates and of course orchids. With about 160 orchid species it is a very special place and a really exciting place to explore. We will be back. Lots more photos to follow next time we […]

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Polystachya virginae

This has got to been one of the most impressive orchids we saw, while trekking through the forest. We saw this polystachya many times, on different trees, so it was clearly happy where it was! The polystachya flowers are usually upside down (non-resupinate). We think this would make a superb species to include in the […]

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RAIN Forest?

We always tell people that in the rainforest there is a dry period and a wet period, this was demonstrated perfectly where we got completely drenched after trekking in the forest completely dry. I don’t think any of us will complain about the rain in England, however did we get upset by the rain? Oh […]

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