Travel Blogs from Mbarara
As we had left Lake Bunyonyi to get away from the rain, pulling into Mbarara just as the skies decided to open up was not what we had in mind. No one was game to put up the tents and luckily there was room at the Inn (usually they are full to the brim). We spent the night not cooking as the Inn put up a feed for us, watching some Old School and …
... br> when we were at the bar, a hippo lumbered out of the water right next to us,
and munched his way along the grass, through our tents and off into the
distance. The hippo was close enough to us for the gun totting guard (there’s
one at every camp to protect us!) to get very nervous and wave us away, but
no-one was prepared to miss such a ...
... br> Paula's new attachment / shadow was singing "Don't you wish your girlfriend was hot like me" which was followed by a lingering hug, Vikki was fuming!!!!!!!
Paula marvelled at a local construction company called 'Davis and Shirtliff'.
Simba = Lion
Chui = Leopard
Dumar = Cheetah
We arrived at the Equator and Vikki's cook group cooked the nicest meal so ...
... although thankfully they are hollow.
We spotted our first impala with their telltale McDonalds's ‘M' on their bottoms. It seemed odd that we hadn’t seen them before in Uganda as in other East African countries they are very common. There were Ugandan Kob here, lots of waterbuck and warthog. It took a few minutes before we spotted our first small group of zebra hidden away in the thicket. We were lucky enough to see quite a few bushbuck; a very ...
The horseback safari was such a great way to get close to the zebra, who are very comfortable with the horse and don't seem to notice the people on top.
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