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... males on the other … and us in between. The one male shuffles his feet and flaps his ears to show his displeasure. The second male goes a bit further and begins to charge the vehicle behind us. Both vehicles end up accelerating down the road with the elephant in hot pursuit.
The next day we are driving through a town and are slowed down at an intersection on the highway when out of the ditch to our right a hippo charges up onto the road, closely followed by ...
... with bird poo (I'm cracking up while writing this) it didn't seem to phase her though, she just sat there with what looked like mustard in her hair. Kath kindly gave her a wet wipe and she asked the sister next to her to help get it off, but she wasnt in any hurry. The next minute a bird strikes again, hitting the seat next to Kurt, it was a close call. A little further in front of us a brother and sister were sitting under ...
... monkey and blue monkey.
We ate lunch in Fort Portal and then, reached a more typical Ugandan road for the drive to Kibale. This road is not fully paved, has ruts and potholes everywhere and even more people walking along, motorcycles and farm animals that may pop out around a turn. Glad I wasn't driving!
Tomorrow is chimp trekking and bird watching tour!
... we arrived at our lodge to get some sleep before an early-morning rise. The temperature was colder than in Murchison given the higher-altitude and us being smack-dab in the middle of the forest.
Like most people, we stayed at the Primate Lodge to be close to the starting point of the chimp trek. The lodge is in a great location since the UWA starting point is a hop-skip-and-jump away.
We awoke at 5am ...
... would leave our suitcases the least bit open overnight for the rest of the trip!
Very early we headed into the national park to join a chimp trek group for half a day hike.