A GORILLA SMACKED ME IN UGANDA

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So as to not bury the lede, a blackback gorilla (the second largest gorilla, and the second in command behind the silverback), RAN UP TO ME AND GAVE ME A PLAYFUL SMACK ON MY RIGHT LEG, THEN GRABBED MY RIGHT THIGH (which felt sort of like an 800-pound gorilla smacking me on my right leg, then grabbing me on my right thigh) today while I was gorilla trekking in Uganda.  Read more

PENETRATING BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

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A teensy bit hungover and not terribly motivated, I rallied by afternoon and caught a flight south (flight sounds so big on a small plane) from Entebbe to Kihihi. Then a 1½-hour drive to, I’m thinking…PARADISE. Read more