Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rwenzori Mountains

In the afternoon we drove into the Rwenzori Mountains,  which we’d been  seeing from Queen Elizabeth and even near Bwindi. The highest peak  is 16,761 feet, and they have snow caps. The tribe that lives there  came from the Congo … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth National Park Photos April 28

lions!

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

I have so many more pictures, video and sound than I can post here. Queen Elizabeth National Park, which we reached in the afternoon after the gorilla tracking, is a savannah environment, with the Rwenzori mountains in the distance. We … Continue reading

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla Tracking April 27

The gorilla tracking April  in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was  one of the highlights of this trip, this year, this life. I was 8 feet from huge gorillas, who seemed unbothered and sometimes curious about us. We drove into Bwindi early … Continue reading

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Lake Mbura Tues April 26

Monday Jim and I went for a long walk past lots of businesses in the area, and I bought EVERYTHING on the list! (and a few more impulse buys, like a shirt, gum, Stony ginger beer, etc.) The big surprise … Continue reading

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Lake Victoria Islands Photos

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