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Off the Grid in Uganda

Posted on Oct 6, 2008

At the end of June 2008, we took a two week trip to Uganda, via London, to visit the endangered Mountain Gorillas in the southern part of the country. We visited three national parks in all.

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Uganda: Entebbe and Ngamba Island

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

Our first stop in Uganda was Entebbe. We spent two days there acclimating to Africa before beginning our safari. While there, we visited a chimp sanctuary and a botanical garden.

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Uganda: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

Two days were spent exploring different portions of Uganda’s most popular savanna national park, Queen Elizabeth. We were able to view a variety of animals by the water and in classic African grassland settings.

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Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Mountain Gorilla

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

The highlight of our journey to Uganda was viewing the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. We had two opportunities to see them and had different experiences both times.

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Uganda: Lake Mburo National Park

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

Our final stop and national park experience in Uganda was at Lake Mburo. Here we took a late afternoon walking safari to see the animals in a more intimate setting.

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Cosmos: South Africa

Posted on May 27, 2008

After an all-night flight from London, we first arrived in Johannesburg and then took a short flight to Cape Town. We spent one entire day touring the Cape Pennisula, seeing penguins and visiting the Cape of Good Hope.

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