Does budget travel matter that much? Most travelers you meet on the road are budget conscious and traveling with the objective to find the cheapest room, the bargain sale, the two for one drinks, and the cheap street food. Not too mention the fact that backpackers often choose to forgo certain tours, experiences, and expeditions … Read more Does budget travel matter that much?
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 How to see mountain gorillas: Mind-blowing Bucket-list Trip
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 Uganda: Wild on the Nile Whitewater rafting
Rwanda Gorilla Groups If there is a safari that brings you any closer, on foot, to wild beasts capable of mauling you, I’m not sure I care to be on it. This article looks into the Rwanda gorilla groups mainly found in the jungles on Volcanoes national park (or commonly known as PNV, Parc Nationals … Read more Rwanda Gorilla Groups
How to Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda This is a guest post from Marcello Arrambide of Wandering Trader. When I moved to eastern Africa, I had an opportunity to experience something that only a handful of people get to do every year: see some gorillas. And I wasn’t leaving the continent until I did! Gorilla … Read more How to Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
The Uganda Gorilla Trekking Experience I woke early with feelings of trepidation, anxiety (Would I be able to do the climb?), nerves and much excitement. I was going in search of mountain gorillas, in Uganda, following in the footsteps of the great Sir David Attenborough. It was a mild morning, although the sky looked rather … Read more The Uganda Gorilla Trekking Experience
Uganda, more than just gorillas! I love Uganda, The Pearl of Africa. For me, it encapsulates everything that makes Africa so special and its location alone is like something from the lost world. Open, wild savannahs in the shadow of rugged glacial peaks, where the western Congo forest, slowly grows over a rolling landscape scarred by gorges and … Read more Uganda, more than just gorillas!
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 The Karamojong People of Kidepo Valley