Mutanda Lake Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... climbing, trekking gorillas is the most physically challenging thing I've ever done. Just me, the guide,... my porter and a man with a machine gun! Just as I thought I couldn't take another step, I hear a crackle on the two-way and Ben, my guide turns to me and says,
"We are close!"
We get off the track (goat track) and go into dense forest - adrenalin the ...
... of the adults just stare and watch us go by (to be fair we are a big group of white foreigners in a gigantic truck) and the children seem much more entertained and excited by our presence. The kids are so adorable, it's no wonder so many people adopt children from Africa, they're so beautiful and friendly! Every single child we pass is always waving, smiling and sometimes dancing at us.
As we drove into the camp site we saw lots of people (adults and children) working with ...
... Coast early, and received a slightly confusing briefing. Two trackers are sent ahead to where the gorilla were last sighted and they then follow the trail to find where the group have settled to eat for the morning. Depending on your luck you could have an hour trek or 7 hours... But the gorilla only move 1-2km per day so it can't be that difficult can it.? So off we go on pathways ...
... of them. Captured and transported in old water bottles, then piled in front of houses with the whole family pulling off their wings before frying them in oil as a snack or main course with matoke, with many families with 8-10 mouths to feed, free and bountiful grasshoppers are an important protein source. The hiking was beautiful. The interaction with the locals enriching. Go do it...it's good for your body and your ...
... Getting through the
border formalities was very easy but very slow. The first main town we drove
through was Kisoro which seemed fine, busy and fairly clean so a good start.
The only problem was that the Visa network was down and so we could not
get any money at the banks. It appears that pushbike taxi's are more
popular than motorbike taxi's here. We found a campsite in the town
for the ...