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-Gorilla Trekking-   Wednesday 2nd May, Traveled from Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha region to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. After breakfast, at about 0730, we drove out of the park, game viewing on the way. We then drove three hours from Ishasha to Bwindi. The journey had us climbing out of the plains of […]

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 15:45 | 0 comments
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-Ishasha Region, Queen Elizabeth National Park-   Tuesday, 1 May 2012. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha region. We enjoyed a 2-hour boat launch trip at 0900 down the Kazinga Channel.  Here, hundreds of hippos mingle with other large herbivores coming down to the water’s edge to drink, while the outstanding bird life will impress even non-birders. However, we did not have great game viewing, except […]

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-Queen Elizabeth National Park-   Monday, 30 April, Kibale – Queen Elizabeth National Park This morning, we departed at 0800, and drove 3 hours to Queen Elizabeth National Park, driving along the walls of the western Rift Valley with nice views of crater fields and the Rwenzori Mountains. En route to Queen Elizabeth National Park  we stopped in […]

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 14:16 | 0 comments
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-Chimpanzee In Kibale Forest National Park-     DAY 6. SATURDAY 28TH APRIL, ENTEBBE – KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK We departed at 0800 and drove 5 hours to our lodge near the Kibale Forest National Park. The fascinating 766-square-kilometer Kibale Forest is the natural habitat for an amazing 13 primate species. Here, on a guided […]

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 16:37 | 0 comments
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-Chimpanzee in the Tree-   Today we explored Budongo Forest trekking to see Chimpanzees and succeeding wonderfully. When I am home I will post photos. A adult male Chimpanzee sat and seemed to be posing for us for about 10 minutes. At one point, there were loud calls from the Chimpanzees, referred to as the […]

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-Shoebill Rare Bird-   DAY 4, THURSDAY 26TH APRIL, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK Today was our Shoebill day….this is a magnificent and rare bird.  This is a major big deal for birders! Today we enjoyed the game viewing in the centre of Murchison Falls National Park, before heading to the Southern sector of the park, […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 21:19 | 0 comments
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-Hippopotamus Murchison Falls National Park- After our lunch well returnedfor the drive into the park, departing at about 1430. The landscape changed to tropical rainforest, and then into scrubland as we drop down over the Bunyoro escarpment into the Albertine Rift Valley floor, with the Nile river and Lake Albert glinting in the distance. After […]

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-Murchison Falls National Park- -Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary-   DAY 3, WEDNESDAY 25TH APRIL, ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY – MURCHISON  FALLS NATIONAL PARK Today we started early, at about 0630, with a birding canoe safari on the wetlands of Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, accompanied by a specialist birding guide who will help us spot the Shoebill that nest […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 20:20 | 0 comments
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-Rhino Trekking-   DAY 2, TUESDAY 24TH APRIL, ENTEBBE – ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY In the late afternoon (at about 1600), we drove out to the location of one of the Rhino groups, where we disembarked our LandRover and continued the Rhino tracking on foot. Accompanied by the Sanctuary’s rangers, we approached the Rhinos carefully and […]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 19:55 | 0 comments
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-ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY-   DAY 2, TUESDAY 24TH APRIL, ENTEBBE – ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY After breakfast, we drove North to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, situated in Nakasongola district off the main Gulu highway.   As always on this trip, we are driving through lush, pretty countryside. The drive was about 4 hours, and we arrived at about […]

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