|The Nile above the falls.|
|The falls themselves; the pressure and roar are extraordinary.|
|Gorge below the falls.|
|The Nile opens out again below the falls.|
|The Nile downstream of Lake Albert; the foam on the surface is probably still |
courtesy of the enormous churning in the falls.
|Hippopotamus on the banks of the Nile.|
|The extraordinary Shoebill Balaeniceps rex, also seen on the banks of the Nile, a highlight of the visit.|
For more on this wonderful and elusive bird, see here.
|Paraa vehicle ferry across the Nile, Murchison Falls NP.|
|This African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp lives by the ferry, even riding on it, to take advantage |
insect life disturbed by all the activity.
|Warthogs are more robust and less fastidious exploiters of the accumulation of visitors|
at the ferry crossing, shamelessly going through the garbage.
|Sambiya River Lodge cabins, above and below.|
|Lovely wooden beams and spider web motif, Sambiya River Lodge dining room.|
|Very leafy and grassy grounds, Sambiya River Lodge.|
(Though one is cautioned to be on the lookout for buffaloes...)
|Entrance to Murchison Falls NP; I would fear that the elephant tusks were real,|
except that I don't imagine they'd still be there if so!
|Acacia-dominated savanna woodland.|
|Grassland with Oribi Ourebia ourebi.|
|Elephants and palm trees in the Murchison Falls NP landscape.|