E is for elephant. My proverbial hunt for this large yet elusive beast continues. Mt Elgon is equally as well known for its caves as it is for the mountain itself. Famous and infamous can be applied fluidly to the caves: famous for the elephants who mine for salt in their depths and infamous for an ebola outbreak that also originated in their depths.
Tracking the pachyderm into the darkness . . .
Millions of eyes were upon us as we ventured deeper into the hollows . . .
Etchings in the rock from mining with their tusks . . .
Evidence of recent "activity" . . .
There isn't always a pachyderm at the end of every rainbow but sometimes the spectacle is reward enough.