3 Way Gorilla Resort
Travel Blogs from Kisoro
... and greeted us with ‘hello’! They would repeat everything we said and some of the older ones would respond with ‘I’m fine thank you, how are you?
After some time climbing uphill, which was fairly hard work and had us all breathing heavily we came to a flat plateau and our guide told us we were 700m off the National Park. The Gorillas had been known to come out of the perimeter of the park for Eucalyptus bark which is one of their ...
... in Rwanda. It was the genocide that ultimately shattered - no, reshaped - my naive optimism and faith in the goodness of people and the power of change. Visiting the memorial was thus a duty for me, and an obligation as a human being. At times harrowing, we all pushed ourselves to read and look and gasp for air - and to come to terms with the fact that many of us watched 800 000 people being slaughtered on TV while our leaders turned away in ambivalence. The toughest ...
After a good nights sleep, although it did rain for a good while, we were up before the sun rose getting ready for our big day.
The weather was overcast but as the sun rose it appeared to be clearing. Hopefully we would have a clear day but not to hot, as apparently the trekking is quite intense as it is.
We arrived at the Bwindi National Park and registered before sitting down to a quick briefing and then dividing into groups to go off and find those ...
We were planning on staying an extra night on the banks of the Nile in Jinja, but when the Ugandan Wildlife Authority called us to say they had 4 x tickets to trek the gorillas, we were packed and in Jabula heading towards Kampala quick smart! We managed to pay our $500pp fee and collect our tickets after 5pm on a Friday, then starting making our way to the south of Uganda where the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located, home to ...
... decided to stay, we headed up the mountains to try and find the gorillas. Two trackers went out earlier to try and find our silverback named Mishaya. After about 2 hours of climbing the mountain and hacking through the impenetrable rain forest, we located our family of gorillas. We were startled when we first saw some plants that were knocked down as Mishaya was making a charge to show his dominance of his territory. Our guides were able to hack away ...
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