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Gorilla bothering in the impenetrable forest

December 17th 2013
I was not immediately enthusiastic about the prospect of trekking to see the gorillas. Before I arrived here, it didn’t feature in my metal list of things to do in Africa. The obvious objection is that it’s ruinously expensive, but I was also pretty dubious about the ecotourism claims. Surely it can’t be good to tramp out into the forest and hassle severely endangered wild animals? To encour ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Ugandan Flag Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more
14th November 2014

Amazing picture. I'm researching my trip to Uganda, do you mind me asking who you booked with?

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