Gorilla's Nest Hotel
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... and we chatted a bit, I spoke in English and they spoke Rukiga so neither group knew really exactly what the other was saying. The boys were quite poor. No shoes and their clothes were torn and dirty. They asked for money (in English) which I had none on me and how do you divide money between five of them? They showed me their toys; a couple of plastic jar lids with a hole in the middle and a ...
... from the Volcanoes National Park. Two guards were protecting the entrance, and granted us passage into the park. What a ecosystem change. Instead of think brush and vines covering the park, soft bamboo and vibrant colored flowers showered the park. It was completely different from Bwindi National Park, but it was refreshing. Our guide informed us the gorilla family had been spotted- and we were close. Excitedly, we followed our guide into ...
After a day of R&R at Lake Bunyoni it was time to complete our set of countries. Rwanda, country 6 of 6. The Rwandan border crossing is much like any other crossing with the exception of one thing. That is, the vehicle and our bags were checked, not for food, drugs or any other customs no nos but rather plastic bags. Rwanda has quite valiantly unleashed a war on plastic bags. Considering the state of the bordering countries and their waste disposal regime or lack there ...
... the border.
We drove into Rwanda and then had to get out of the vehicle again. First we visited the Rwandan poice and then completed an entry form and stood in a long line to have our passports stamped. We also had to have photos taken and two thumb prints. The vehicle was briefly inspected and we were then, on our way.
Rwanda is very clean! There is ...
... to arrive at the Nkuringo Gorilla camp, where we would
be staying for the next 2 nights. We had a tour around the camp and
was pleased with our lazy camping option which had the best view in
the camp overlooking the Impenetrable Bwindi Forest. Inside the tent
were 2 comfy beds which would be much appreciated after our 20 K
walk!!! We sat down to a posh 4 course meal with our guide. We knew
it was posh because we had chicken, which is very ...