My Mom, Aunt Lana, and friend Jean came to visit at the end of January for about 10 days. We had a fun time hanging out around Kibale and visiting
Anyway, I had to be the tough guy on a few occasions during the trip. Not only with those guides, but also to prevent being ripped off. At one point, we stopped to fill up the car with fuel and they tried to cheat me. I saw the amount that was on the pump, then turned to get my money, they cleared the pump and wrote up a receipt for about 5,000 shillings more (approximately $2.75 and a decent daily wage in rural
We had an awesome day with the chimpanzees that included resting, grooming, traveling, feeding, babies, etc. It was pretty exciting. We also got a glimpse of the rare L’hoeist monkey while on a forest walk. We saw lots of red colobus, redtails, and black and whites hanging out around the house. And the bushbuck made several nice appearances walking through the yard.
It was a lovely visit and we had a great time with the visitors! See a few of our pictures below.