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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Queen Elizabeth National Park
... a slide. This time though we
stayed on the road and a local man helped put straw and sticks under
the wheels. We managed a bit more but still needed more sticks and a
group of women came along and helped as well. With that help we were
able to get to the top of the hill, we gave them all a few schillings
each and all were happy. We eventually managed to get back to the
road 6 1/2 hours after setting out to do the ...
... along a ridge top, dropping down the side of a valley before climbing up again, crossing several small streams and passing moss covered waterfalls. The trail then climbs steadily along the side of a mossy river with giant heather trees covered in lichen hanging from the branches. After crossing yet another boggy region with extensive mud, the trail makes a steep ascent up from the deep valley to reach Mutinda Camp (3,688m).
Day 3 - Trek to Bugata Camp ...
... 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 ...