Although the border in theory is only about an hour and a half outside of Kigali, our journey ended up taking about 8 hours, 5 different vehicles and 4 modes of transportation. We began in mini-bus that took around 2 hours to fill and leave. We then walked across the border, picked up a small shared taxi in which we jammed 8 adults and a baby. After arriving in the town of Kabale, we transferred to motorbike which took us up a long bumpy road though stone quarries and hills. And finally we paddled in dug-out canoe to our island. It was well worth the trek and hey, TIA [this is Africa]!
|Cow by the lake|
|lake shore market|
|Catching crayfish, I later ate them and they were delicious!|
|the market, everyone arrives by boat|
|the dug-out canoe to the island|
|canoe school bus|
|our geodome where we stayed|
|national bird of Uganda, the grey crowned crane|
|The town of Kabale|
Uganda is a lovely country with beautiful and kind people! I would love to return one day to spend more time.