The American girl was kidnapped in a National Park of Uganda, was on the trip of your dreams

In the National Park of Uganda strengthened and expanded the search for a kidnapped American woman, which, according to friends, was on the trip of your dreams.

On Tuesday (April 2) evening, 56-year-old Kimberly sue Endicott and her Ugandan driver was captured in a national Park Queen Elizabeth in Uganda. The authorities of the African country told CBS News that being «tough negotiations» about the release of the two hostages. The kidnappers demand $500 thousand.

«United group cordoned off all the exit area on the border between Uganda and the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo) in search of victims,» said Deputy press Secretary of the police Polly Namaye.

The Northern part of the Park remains open for tourists but the U.S. Embassy warned Americans to exercise extra caution in the area. The Ugandan authorities say that the group of rescuers from the police, military and Rangers scouring the huge Park that is bigger than Rhode island.

Ugandan authorities have expanded their search for the American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and her safari guide.

— ABC News (@ABC) April 5, 2019

At the same time, the friends of American describe her as a passionate traveler, and tell us how she wanted to go on this Safari tour.

«She’s very spontaneous and independent woman, she loves to travel, and it was in her to-do list… to go to Uganda to see gorillas, go trekking,» said Maxi Haas, a friend of Endicott, in an interview with NBC Los Angeles.

Haas added that his friend had been preparing for several months to walk through the desert, which was to consist of 10-day tours of the Park.

Endicott directs a clinic for skin care in Costa Mesa (CA). Friend women, Michelle Ansdell, says Endicott — caring and compassionate man who finds time for people in need. She helped raise money and resources for the homeless in her community.

«I really admire her,» said Ansdell, adding that he asks everyone to pray for her safe return.

According to friends, the single mother has a grown daughter and one grandson.

Endicott was on Safari at the same time as bill Tun, a member of a conservation group in San Diego.

«This could be us, and it’s a bit shocking, — said stone. — We work in Uganda for a long time, and also in Kenya, and we are very comfortable here».

10 national parks of Uganda attract thousands of tourists every year. But now authorities fear that a thriving industry will suffer, as it happened in 1999, when Rwandan rebels killed eight foreign tourists, including two Americans.

Tour operators say that after the incident they wave fell down the cracks.