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Old Friday 13th October 2017, 03:46   #26
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Great report - thanks for sharing and definitely somewhere I'll look into visiting
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Old Friday 13th October 2017, 22:35   #27
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A few photos

Thanks for the kind words Pete and Viator.

Here are a couple of images, including the charging elephant. I should probably have been driving at this point, but it made a cool photo, and we just about got away.
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Old Friday 13th October 2017, 22:41   #28
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A few more

A few more images, excuse the Green-backed twinspot, the light was terrible and my photographic skills are more miss than hit.
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Old Friday 13th October 2017, 22:45   #29
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Final few

It had to be done!
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Old Saturday 14th October 2017, 00:49   #30
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Great report, brings good memories!
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Old Saturday 14th October 2017, 21:40   #31
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Great finale! I didn't get up to Murchison, but it sounds like a great segment for you (despite the traffic dramas). I think that it should be noted, the driver should not also be a photographer where elephants are concerned.
For your next trip (if not already done) Tanzania.
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Old Friday 20th October 2017, 07:52   #32
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Thanks for an excellent report. I have my beady eye on a future trip to Uganda, but self-driving sounds a little too exciting!

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Thanks Jurek, Fiscalshrike and Mike - I may be asking you for some info on Sri Lanka soon if that is ok. Generally the driving is fine, and I'm not sure I mentioned about the Police - if you ever get lost, just ask a policeman for the nearest big town along your route and they are generally happy to help.
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Old Saturday 21st October 2017, 13:17   #34
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Very happy to share what I can on Sri Lanka - a great place for a birding trip!

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Excellent Report

Great report, we also missed Black Bee-eater (no time for guide to stop as we chased towards the Gorillas - it took us 6 hours to get to the troop) and it was years later before we caught up with them in Ghana. Still haven't seen Green Pitta and slightly regret not giving it more effort in Kibale although we did see Chimps eating a dead buffalo which is why we were distracted.
As others have said Uganda is a wonderful country and is sure to give great memories.
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Thank you for both the kind words, and assistance when planning the trip, David and Sarah.
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