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... rude awakening the first day out.
Day 2 - Trek to Mutinda Camp via Kamusoni Valley (8 kilometres)
For the second day, we opted to hike in rubber boots as the path quickly becomes very muddy before entering the Bamboo-Mimulopsis zone that includes a hard climb with many high steps. After a quick 551 metre height gain, we passed by Kalalama Camp (3,147m) and entered the Heather-Rapanea Zone. From here, the path meanders up and over several ...
... to visit us at the lodge. They were so unbelievably cute and friendly! They walked freely around our feet.
At dusk, we enjoyed a relaxing boat ride along Lake Edward. We spotted more buffalo, hippos, birds, and crocodiles. All in all, today was very relaxing - which is something we all greatly needed as we prepare for another highlight of the trip...trekking the mountain gorillas of ...
... and linen goods they sell.
The Kazinga Channel flows out into Lake Edward and there is a local fishing village at the entrance to the lake. These villagers get about 25% of the fares from tourists taking the channel cruise and this encourages them to not hunt the animals such as the elephants. We saw their fishing boats at the end of the cruise where the boat turns around and heads back ...
... packed huge rifles for backup.
We had a herd of elephants suddenly cross in front of us. lots of Moms and babes.When the last big momma crossed, she stopped and stared at us, flapped her ears and stamped one foot. It's a sign of aggression ...
Meals were in a big open air dining hall and were announced by a drumming session.
We went out on an early morning game drive before breakfast and before daybreak. Moses would catch eye reflections turn off ...