Primate Lodge Kibale
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After a lovely last day in Bujumbura, having lunch at the "posh" Bora Bora club, to the airport. Air Uganda had some delay, but the CRJ-200 brought me in 55 mins to EBB, the famous airport of Entebbe. BTW, the visa (I could not buy on entry at Burundi, as Saturday morning is National working day, so all offices are closed) had to be bought at a " …
We got up early to do the chimp trekking. We started with a short briefing from the ranger then went out with a ranger armed with an AK45 into the forest. There are forest elephants in the area that can be quite aggressive hence the reason for the firearm or so we were told! We tucked our socks into our trousers to prevent being stung by ants and …
It was a long trip from Murchison Falls to Kibale. We took the ferry across the river once more and started the long drive to our next destination. As we looked back we could see Lake Albert in the distance and the blue mountains of the Congo; Uganda's lawless neighbour. The Congo is ranked by Foreign Policy as the world’s fourth most failed …
De Murchison Falls, nous décampons à 6h avec un œuf cuit dur et du chapati (genre de crêpe salée) pour la route. Vers 8h, nous avons une crevaison. Les chauffeurs installent le pneu de secours. Nous nous arrêtons à Hoima pour de l'essence et réparer le pneu. Nous continuons jusqu'à Fort Portal et arrêtons pour le lunch.
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... to tell you, did you know that:
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Unfortunately there is only power between 6pm and 8am and the rooms are very dark. It would have been helpful to have had some battery powered lamps. It is a great location though and it was fantastic to see the chimpanzees in the wild.
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