Ishasha Wilderness Camp
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Situated on Uganda's western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the legendary Rwenzori Mountains made for an arduous, demanding trek. Dotted with numerous snow-covered mountains, we opted to tackle the highest peak of the range, Margherita, sitting at 5,109 metres. Over a nine-day period, we experienced a grueling mix of undulating terrain that included mud-ridden bogs, streams, waterfalls and a steep ascent across glaciers.
Day 1 - Trek to ...
... has changed. yesterday a truck was attacked at Lake Bunyonyi and 4 people were shot. That was supposed to be our next destination. we are now going to skip that and go straight to Kigali. I don't know the other changes yet I think they will make them up as they go.
Today we did a cruise on the lake. Left side of the boat got a great view and all the pics right side got stuff all. Guess which side I randomly sat? I asked the woman if we were coming back the same ...
... antelopes also signally to the larger herd, to move a bit as well. This was like a game of chess, but I think the lions were not really that hungry because they never gave chase, and seemed partially to be lazing about in the sun as cats do.
On the way to the Kazinga Channel, we stopped at a local village and bought some souvenirs. We were able to see some of the women sewing the ...
It started raining and the clay trail with ruts turned into a river with slick mud. The traction on the hiking boots was covered with mud and so walking became like skating down the hills. Walking poles really didn't help either. After falling a few times, I sat down and slid down the hills. It was at least fun and I think I amused many local people who saw me sliding down the mountain, my hiking pants all covered in orange mud!
A couple other interesting birds we saw in the morning was the giant Verreaux eagle owl which is the largest owl in Africa, It stands at 2 feet and has a wing span of 4.5 feet..