Traveler's Rest Hotel
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We were on the road by 6:00 am and had another 4WD road in front of us, this time for only an hour but it was the roughest of them all. These roads were starting to get pretty annoying.... We arrived at the visitor center around 7:00 and waited for our guides to meet us. There was a mix up with the scheduling and I don't think they were expecting …
Since we were so tired from the day before we had Francis help change our plans. Instead of another volcano we asked if we could canoe on one of the many near by lakes. He found a guide that would take us out for 2 hours and was ok with leaving at 10:30 am since we needed to sleep in for once.
The lake was very nice and the rain held off …
5:15 am wake up call and a quick breakfast at the hotel before we started the 2 hour drive to Biwindi National Park for our gorilla trek. The drive to the visitor center was rough but took us through some spectacular scenery, similar to the road to get here. Steep drop offs, big mountains and lush, green rainforest. It was amazing to see how much …
Over 10 hours of driving on dirt roads...what a day. The day started off with a game drive to see the famous tree climbing lions. After searching for about an hour we found them sleeping in a fig tree, very abnormal behavior for a lion. There were 4 or 5 all together and we took pictures for 15 minutes before continuing on our way to Kisoro.
the starting point at 2600m above sea level. We had to wait for the 3rd hiker,
a Russian guy called John (great Russian name that one!). He was ready in his
trainers, thick army looking coat, massive camera hanging off his neck and
tripod under his arm. I wondered if anyone had bothered to inform him that this
hike was meant to be very muddy, steep and challenging. His energy at first was
highly entertaining. He thought nothing of ...