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Posts tagged ‘Kibale Forest’

  • The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog

    Jan 12, 13 • 5455 views 6 comments

    The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog Life in Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ‘living the dream’ (on a...

  • 50 reasons why I love Uganda

    Oct 6, 12 • 29838 views 47 comments

    As one of the shiny new fighter jets flies over my house, no doubt practising for this Tuesday’s independence day fly-past, I’m mulling over the week-end papers, full of stories about Uganda@50 and what the last 50 years of independence...

  • A ticking off – ringing birds in Kibale Forest

    May 7, 12 • 6723 views 21 comments

    According to Roussouw, “Kibale Forest harbours the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa.” Well, thumbs up to that. Kibale is where the muzungu saw her first wild Chimpanzee, and the apparently...

  • Chimp alert! muzungu bolthole? Kibale Forest

    Feb 12, 12 • 6526 views 8 comments

    Three dogs bark excited greetings as we drive up the steep hill on the approach to Julia’s house on the edge of Kibale Forest. The four hours to Fort Portal on tarmac are easy. The last hour of the journey is the hardest: balancing a plastic...