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We travelled the last few days in Uganda to the Bwindi forest and the
Queen Elizabeth National Park. Beautiful countryside and also very nice
and impressive people in Uganda. The gorillas were really peaceful and
almost meditative to be around. We visited a rural community hospital
that is servicing a population of 100'000 and …
After arriving fairly late in the day at Lake Bunyoni, we found our way around the camp, i tented with a really cool aussie girl, teacher on a 9 month trip before doing some work on a ship in the Antarctic. Fairly early night was needed we were up at 4:30am so we could drive to Bwindi for our gorilla trek. The 2 1/2 hour drive was fairly uneventful …
It was an early start again to set off to get to the national park where we were going gorilla tracking. With only a maximum of 40 people issued permits daily, in the whole country, I couldn't believe one of them was me! With fewer than 800 gorillas left in the whole world I was going to see a group! WOW! It didn’t take long to get out the …
... was sitting out in the field sketching the kids came out my way singing praise and worship songs...no instruments just the sounds of their voices and the rhythm of their feet. It was the most beautiful thing. I took a minute to close my eyes and enjoy the cool breeze that carried their melodies across the fields. In that moment I was wrapped up in the beauty of creation - the landscape, the children, the sounds and I sat in awe...it has been a long time since I have sat ...
... sitting there with nothing to say - awkward.
Anyways, once that was over we headed over to the clinic where I was able to sit and enjoy some television in the waiting room. The television show of choice was National Geographic's - A Lions Night Life. No day time talk shows or news reports...just predator and prey - I guess thats suiting for this African setting. Any TV is incredibly entertaining to me at this point and I am particularly fond ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBwindi Lodge Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
You couldn't ask for more. This lodge was absolutely beautiful and perfectly fitting for its surroundings. The staff was friendly, helpful and the food was wonderful. I will treasure this place forever.
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