Monthly Archives: August 2013

First Game Drive

The boat, Stanley and the two of us pulled away from the lodge’s boat dock a few minutes before seven.  We spent the next two hours motoring down the Nile River toward Lake Albert.  We saw 20 bird species and … Continue reading

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Murchison Falls

We finished breakfast before seven and were walking through the rain forest at seven with our forest ranger, Evelyn, and Jason.  This was a three to three and half hour walk and we enjoyed every minute.  We were looking for … Continue reading

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Our First Travel Day in Uganda

This morning after coffee, breakfast and zipping our bags closed we met our travel companion for the next two plus weeks:  Jason.  Jason is our guide and although at the time we didn’t know it Jason was to “make” our … Continue reading

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We Are in Uganda

Our first stop is a riverside lodge outside of Jinga called The Haven.  I have to pat myself on the back and say I picked a great place to visit and get over our jet lag.  The jet lag I … Continue reading

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Almost There

David was early!  This doesn’t happen more than a couple of times in a decade but he was at the front door a few minutes before 5:00 am.  I had David witness two different documents — not that our trip … Continue reading

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