Mutanda Lake Resort
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... is in southwest Uganda, pretty close to Rwanda. The region is beautiful, with steep mountain sides and dense forestry. It is also the home to wild mountain gorillas that can be tracked for a pretty steep fee. Unfortunately it seems like on this trip I won’t have the opportunity to see mountain gorillas (a combination of time and financial constraints) but one day it will be a pretty amazing experience!
Lake Bunyoni is a meandering lake, dotted with over 20 small ...
... for them to use a tree to propel themselves uphill when they're fighting other gorillas that are above them. After this charge they told us not to stand close to the trees when the gorillas are close and for the people at the back to catch up so gorillas couldn't come at us from behind. This was not reassuring as it was exactly as my sister said- they tell you this stuff after things have happened! I was still really excited though and the adrenalin was mad!
We carried on ...
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest covers the side of s steep mountain range which links the Congo and Ruwanda to Uganda. This area of rainforest lives up to its name, with steep climbers and very dense vegetation making it difficult to access. This may be why, along with Diane Fossey's work in bringing the preservation of the Silverback Gorillas to the public mind, this is one of the few ...
... flat in this part of the world. Think terraced rice fields, tea planted on 20% gradient hills, intersected by rivers and ravines. So we hiked through this magnificent country where the local community as advertised in the name of the walk seem to appear out of every thicket, every banana tree packed m2 and every bend in the pathway and there are plenty. Every child shouts an excited "Hello" or the more ...
... to 42 years old. We stood
around watching them feeding, grooming each other and especially the
kids playing together. At one point the oldest child , another
silverback, ran at us. We had to stay still and as a result he ended
up brushing against both our legs, that said the guides were telling
us it was all OK and not to worry. Eventually they set off walking
and we followed, ...