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Gorillas in the Mist – Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
Gorillas in the Mist Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo To spend an hour with one of nature’s great species and one of our closest relatives is an experience like no other on this earth. Mountain gorillas are an endangered species. There are only 650 left in the wild jungles, in a […]
African Journey Mentality: Kasenyi and the Isles by Night – Kasenyi, Uganda
Helen Williams was a lone muzungu, travelling the
Gorillas in our Midst – Uganda
Gorillas in our Midst – Uganda Unreliable transport, red ants and a tough hike on
Waist High in an Elephant Bath – Uganda
Oops! Helen Williams never expected to be literall
Night Bus to Nairobi
Night Bus to Nairobi Night Bus to Nairobi Uganda-Kenya We took the night bus to Nairobi, waved off by Liz’s lover, my suitor and a friendly fifth wheel, and it was only the middle of the afternoon. We left Kampala, first snuggling down into cosy gossip to the rhythm of the road, then lulled to contented silence by the […]
Big Brother’s African Brother #21: Kampala, Uganda
The group are in mutinous mood due to the food budget set for tomorrow - it just doesn't add up to US$3 per person. Where is the money going?
Big Brother’s African Brother #20: Kisoro to Kampala, Uganda
Tempers are frayed due to a 4:00am start. An unsavoury smell emanates from the truck. And everyone is wearing socks with sandals.
Big Brother’s African Brother #19: Kisoro, Uganda to Rwanda and back
Big Brother’s African Brother #19: Kisoro, Uganda to Rwanda and back The group leave to see the mountain gorillas at 7am in a state of excitement in the back of a pickup truck. And Penny gets charged by a silverback.
Big Brother’s African Brother #17: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
Big Brother’s African Brother #17: Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda Roberta announces to the group that she had a terrible nightmare about missing breakfast.
Big Brother’s African Brother #18: Kisoro, Uganda
The group experience a rough drive to Kisoro on the Uganda, Rwanda border and for the first time, Penny appreciated being on the truck.