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... placed it on an anvil and hammered with all his strength. This was repeated several times until it started to resemble the shape and thickness of a knife. Meanwhile, I was watching from afar, taking pictures and playing with the four month old puppy! There were various steps grinding and shaping the knife, cutting a wooden handle, pinning it down and grinding it into shape before we stopped for lunch. We were invited into their home for toasties and another ...
... the idea of traveling alone in Africa with no working phone and my credit card blocked (because I tried to use it at a Paris payphone several times, which Westpac thought was suspicious activity!) I was excited to meet these little guys.
Arriving exhausted into Entebbe airport, Uganda about 3am I very happily got my visa with no trouble and proceeded to customs where I pulled out my items made from wood and animal skin while the security guy rifled through ...
... made it to our first sightseeing stop as it was up a steep hill through grass, didn't think it was the best idea with a sore toe. Apparently it had good views! 2nd stop I made sure I found my way to the viewing area as it was a seal breeding colony. The colony is at Cape Foulwind, named after Captain Cook's ship was blown off course as he explored New Zealand (yay I remembered something, not really it was written on my itinerary). There were loads of seals here and they looked so ...
... to do. We did a walk that was only half an hour round trip called the 'Trueman Track' which was nice, through the bush and onto the sea front where there was a massive beach and cliff edge. See pics. We headed back, bec was a bit behind so me and Beth thought we would hide behind a tree and tried to jump out and scare her, but she was in such a daze she didn't even realise what we were attempting to do and we failed miserably. Haha, ...
... fortunately not very popular and common) guidebook!
Next stop: time to head towards the west coast glaciers
The next big stop will be the Glaciers on the west coast. I have never seen a glacier in my life and am thus really keen on seeing it. I will probably make a few stops along the long way south. Where? I will decide this simply when driving by. This is the great freedom of traveling on my own four wheels and by myself. I love it!
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