Mutanda Lake Resort
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... from the Volcanoes National Park. Two guards were protecting the entrance, and granted us passage into the park. What a ecosystem change. Instead of think brush and vines covering the park, soft bamboo and vibrant colored flowers showered the park. It was completely different from Bwindi National Park, but it was refreshing. Our guide informed us the gorilla family had been spotted- and we were close. Excitedly, we followed our guide into ...
... a little dazed. The monkeys were found, not 500m from where we stood. Of course the walk was a little longer than that by the time we wound our way through the bamboo. Finally they appeared, well, the trees were moving which indicated their imminent appearance. We found a clearing and crowded in with cameras at the ready. Not to be disappointed the monkeys came bounding through the canopy, hardly sitting still long enough to get a clear photo. They did eventually settle ...
... prior. Over the years the gorillas almost became extinct by the effects of poaching, deforestation, farming and war. The work of Dian Fossey, amongst others, are attributed to saving the gorillas from extinction. Her book and the subsequent movie, 'Gorilla's in the Mist', raised the profile on the plight of the gorilla and now through tourism and wildlife conservation things are changing. The locals who previously poached the gorilla or unintentionally caught them in ...
... double, sometimes ten times the price that they charge the
locals!!! We had heard the Motorbikes in Uganda were a lot faster
than in Rwanda and that they didn't supply helmets, this made us
nervous, however, the journey to Kisoro was surprisingly fine. No
casualties just yet!
We checked into Countryside Guesthouse
which was our first night out of the tent and we were looking forward
to it. However to be fair camping has not ...
... away in order to avoid the debris. There were Police
officers closing off the road leading up to the explosion. The
explosion was huge, so huge it put loads of holes in the roof and
damaged the hostel. Luckily our tent was still in tact. This has been
going on everyday for the past 5 months. Apparently the Chinese will
help to rebuild the roof and compensate them for the inconvenience.
This was as exciting as Musanze got, we
were going ...