How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip

Rwanda primates - Uganda Mountain Gorilla safari

How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip It’s the moment of truth. After a long, sweaty scramble, your guide ushers you quietly into the clearing. Troop 13 are taking their midmorning break: hillocks of black fur protrude from the glossy greenery on every side – a crooked elbow here, a swollen belly there. Above … Read more

Uganda: Wild on the Nile Whitewater rafting

Uganda Whitewaters - Wild on the Nile

Uganda: Wild on the Nile Whitewater rafting WHEN I showed up to go whitewater rafting on the nile in Uganda, Gerald, the Canadian rafting guide who stood barefoot in board shorts and looked like a hardier, hairier version of Brad Pitt, greeted me with a simple question: Wild or mild? BY: JEFFREY GETTLEMAN My advice, if … Read more

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley

The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley Our tiny plane flew north from Entebbe over the rugged Mountains bordering Kidepo Valley National Park in the remote north-east where Uganda, Kenya and Sudan meet. In the foothills of these mountains, patches of red earth scratched out from the surrounding greenery showed small manyatta’s and villages, isolated by distance, … Read more

Jinja, The Adrenaline Capital of East Africa

Bungee Jump - Jinja, The Adrenaline Capital of East Africa

Located 60 miles (100 km) east of Uganda’s capital, Kampala, Jinja is best known as an adventure sports playground. Famous as the historic source of the Nile River, Jinja is these days the adrenaline capital of East Africa. Here you can get your fix of whitewater rafting, Bungee Jumping, kayaking, quad biking, mountain biking and … Read more

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