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... a slide. This time though we
stayed on the road and a local man helped put straw and sticks under
the wheels. We managed a bit more but still needed more sticks and a
group of women came along and helped as well. With that help we were
able to get to the top of the hill, we gave them all a few schillings
each and all were happy. We eventually managed to get back to the
road 6 1/2 hours after setting out to do the ...
... We had to wait for some people to book us in and at that
point we found out that we had actually entered the park and needed
to pay entry fees for us and Kirsty as well as pay for the campsite.
We did not want to do this as it was far too expensive and so moved
next to the entrance and agreed to leave first thing in the morning.
... into the thick foliage.
Day 8 (7.5 kilometres)
Taking a slightly different route than our ascent, we descended from Bugata to the base of the mountain to set off around Lake Bugata and the tributary of Kopello Lake before climbing 200 metres to the confluence of the Namusangi and Nyamwamba Valleys. Thick Giant Groundsel cover the upper areas of Nyamwamba Valley with more flat boggy terrain with thick, deep sections of mud. In order ...
... views were once again, breathtaking. The mist covering the hills made it even more atmospheric.
Once we arrived we were taken to a little hut with the rest of the tourists, who were all pretty extremely dressed in solid hiking gear. They made us feel a little inferior sat in our nikes and casual clothing!
The pre trek briefing was pretty comical and slightly worrying, they prepared us for some situations, including;
Being too unfit to complete the trek, ...
... 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 ...