back from seeing the gorillas
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We have ditched our safari 2 days early and bussed back to Nairobi. We are having to change our flights as Sri Lanka is no longer safe. We are hoping to fly to Chennai (Madras) in India. We are hoping to get some pictures up loaded soon! (we are really trying- but getting this website to open is often a challenge.
We have just spent two weeks in Uganda and in the Congo. We finally feel like we are in Africa. It seems to be chaos every where you go but people are very friendly and helpful. We went to see the gorillas in the Congo which was amazing. The big silverback (600 lbs +)brushed by Rick who scrabbled madly to get out of his way while the guide say move, move but no sudden moves.
The market place in the Congo was amazing. People walk for miles with heavy loads on their heads or on these bikes made entirely of wood(!) They sell everything you can imaging. Several of us walked around the market and by the end we had a big tail of children following us and surrounding the car just wanting to get a good look at the Mzungus.
We are very excited to get off of the bus and to be on our