Gorilla's Nest / Jack Hanna Cottage
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... these days, amazing how its changed in the five years
We arrived and the first bloke I met was the poacher turned game keeper, I don’t know if he remembered me or been forewarned I was coming along, but the way he greeted me was like a long lost brother (and to be really honest I was pleased to meet him again)
I was saddened to find out the witch doctor had died last year, ...
... is in southwest Uganda, pretty close to Rwanda. The region is beautiful, with steep mountain sides and dense forestry. It is also the home to wild mountain gorillas that can be tracked for a pretty steep fee. Unfortunately it seems like on this trip I won’t have the opportunity to see mountain gorillas (a combination of time and financial constraints) but one day it will be a pretty amazing experience!
Lake Bunyoni is a meandering lake, dotted with over 20 small ...
... It was the mother and the baby but they moved so quickly and suddenly the silverback flew out of nowhere and circled round our two trackers at the front right round to us who were all standing in a line. We all tried to stand still but it was really difficult when there was a 6ft gorilla growling and shrieking just a metre away. The next few seconds went by in a flash, most people stopped filming and tried to get out of the way but the first four of us in the line literally had nowhere ...
... an angel, I heard 'and Adebayor takes it past the Southampton defence with ease'. The football was on in a shack house type thing! Unfortunately we had to pay to stand next to people who either had lepracy or were causing it through their body odour. We decided to move on and after another meal of goat, rice and a sludgy type vegetable, we asked the cockroaches in our room if they wanted to go to bed yet. ...
... mixed blood babies and how if she is blonde, then maybe the baby would look like a zebra.
I go to sleep rethinking Africa – hold-ups on our road with guns, dodgy tour guides with bad attitudes to safety, and Burning Guns!
I could get in an accident at home. We travel with the motto “No risk, No fun”. We love this place.
If we die tomorrow, then we have lived a lot. Not for us mah-jong and bowling clubs, yet. ...