Friday, October 27, 2023


Arriving in the town of Kabale

Mining by hand beside the road - there are loads of these!

Our lovely campspot at Lake Bunyonyi

Otters in the lake

On our boat trip Lake Bunyonyi

Magic scenery

A warm welcome to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

A cute baby gorilla

Mum & Bub

Family portrait. Proud Dad looks on

It is starting to rain so Dad heads off

Hunkering down in the rain

Driving back out through the mountains

Now heading north

Coffee drying

Frequent police stops. Usually, we are waved on

Banana load

More tea plantations

Butcher shops (I am vegetarian again!)

Our nosey baboons

At our campspot beside the Kalinzu Forest

Chimp trekking

With a few extra monkeys thrown in

Looking out at the Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth NP

The salt mines at Katwe

Golly they have big horns

Our crater view at Mwamba Kelele Lodge

Dance practice

Our slippery road heading back out

So much activity in the towns

Local salesman

2 live pigs on board - what a noise they were making

More loads

And even more loads

My favorite butchers shops again

Rhino trekking

Sleeping outside our fence

Playing in the palyground

Heading north
Driving through Murchison Falls NP

Mud bath time

Time to check out the boat trips (the bridge opened 7mths ago)

At the top of the falls

Spied on our boat trip - many big crocs

And giraffes

And water bucks

And of course lots of hippos

And plenty of birdlife

At last the Murchison Falls


The lovely old Masindi Hotel

Making rolex 

Live chickens off to market

the town of Kitgum

Oh those lovely muddy roads!

More housing

Waving goodbye to the school children

Water wells

And scruffy towns

Rock dasies

And loads of water bucks - inside Kidepo NP

Camping at Kidepo NP

Warthogs as we leave Kipedo

So many villages

And so many people

Stopping to chat and share cake

Buying a stool from a herdsman in Kaabong


Karamoja people

He has got his stick and his stool

More driving (this is the main road!)

Harvest time

Pulling out the truck stuck in mud

More locals

And more villages

This is where our tarseal ended!

Love their hats (some have feathers on the top)

More gorgeous mountain scenery as we head south to the Elgon Mountains

Our favorite Ugandan food - rolex

Sipi Falls

Upper Sipi Falls

Lower Sipi Falls


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