Tag Archives: Bwindi

Lady Luck p3
January 7, 2013

Lady Luck (Part 3)

We not only got lucky with the animals, the human characters we met along the way were equally as entertaining. At all stops we found friendly and engaging company. We were provided with classic examples of Uganda’s charming but idiosyncratic personality. “Hilariously, I welcome you to our lodge!” was one greeting we received. “This is…

Lady Luck p2
December 31, 2012

Lady Luck (Part 2)

From the plains of Queen Elizabeth we moved south to the damp mountain forests of Bwindi for the final leg of our journey where we would be seeing one of the main attractions of Africa’s wildlife! From Bwindi Lodge we marvelled at the stunning views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which looks pre-historic when viewed…

Gorillas Visit Bwindi
February 10, 2012

Gorilla Group Visits Bwindi Lodge!

The Rushegura gorilla group has come to Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge for a quick visit last week! The Rushegura group and the lodge staff are old friends. The staff have got to know the characters and ‘personalities’ of individuals in the group. In 2010 one of the group’s females, Buzinza, even gave birth to her baby…

Ruterana Close Call
October 19, 2012

Ruterana Escapes Close Call in…

In recent days as trackers were on their daily routine around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, they noticed that Ruterana of the Rushegura group was looking weak and unwell. They notified the doctors of The Mountain Gorillas Veterinary Project who quickly realised that she recently gave birth but her infant was nowhere to be found. Upon further…

Bwindi TripAdvisor Winner
October 17, 2012

Bwindi Forest is a TripAdvisor…

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South-Western Uganda has won the prestigious Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, which honours businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers. With the rating of 5, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has earned a place among the very best. The award is given to only the most exceptional performers in…

Silver Lining
July 4, 2012

Sleeping Giant’s Final Rest has…

Even giants eventually must fall, as was evidenced June 28th with the passing of Ruhondeza, the oldest silverback gorilla and leader of the first habituated gorilla family within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in Uganda. The UWA announced news of his death with great sadness, as he represented the beginning of protected great ape tourism within…

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