MUDDY IN BUSIKA

MUDDY IN BUSIKA

When we think adventure, we mostly imagine ourselves conquering natural obstacles. Obvious things like hiking steep mountains, rafting down turbulent rapids, trekking through forests and stalking beasts of prey! For a change, I sought adventure at a man-made attraction, Extreme Adventure Park Busika … Continue reading MUDDY IN BUSIKA

SEMPAYA HOT SPRINGS

SEMPAYA HOT SPRINGS

Crossing geographical frontiers of a country as variedly beautiful as Uganda promises an exciting and sometimes contrasting experience. It could be in the terrain, weather, people, food and even road conditions. One such example is the neighbouring districts of Kabarole and Kasese. Although … Continue reading SEMPAYA HOT SPRINGS

CLEVER CLOCKS

It was a quiet afternoon at the office. The ones where the hardest workers are knee-deep in semi-important assignments, the smart workers are somewhere working smart, the others are somewhere being the others and I had a doctor’s appointment to get to. Without … Continue reading CLEVER CLOCKS

DUBAI OF WONDER

DUBAI OF WONDER

Dubai, the modern-day Atlantis and the epitome of luxury. With its ever-evolving faces, it is a true embodiment of the phrase, “change is permanent and constant”. In Dubai, everything that for long has been words in your conversation became an exquisite reality. Isn’t … Continue reading DUBAI OF WONDER

DIANI RAHA

DIANI RAHA

Take countless holidays. Take long ones, take short ones. Travel far, travel near. Tour the towns and the countryside. Take one long holiday along the East African coast. Take it in Diani! There are countless ways to get to Diani and I chose … Continue reading DIANI RAHA

KAAZI BEACH RESORT

KAAZI BEACH RESORT

For the past months, I have enjoyed the city’s charm. Weekends at home by myself or with family. When I’m by myself its mostly movies/series watching binges, catching up with friends, hosting guests and occasionally sleeping in. Nothing worth mention in the presence … Continue reading KAAZI BEACH RESORT

FINDING SHOEBILLS

FINDING SHOEBILLS

“You walked four hours looking for a bird? Why!? Why!? Why!?” That’s the usual reaction I get when I share my Shoebill trekking experience. Although I am no bird watcher, it feels good to be ahead of the pack on this one. Shoebill … Continue reading FINDING SHOEBILLS

TAMING THE WILD WATERS

TAMING THE WILD WATERS

Approximately 85.2 km from Kampala, along the Kampala-Kayunga road, stands the magnificent Wildwaters lodge. The name was inspired by its location on an island sandwiched by two magnificent waterfalls; Kalagala and Itanda. Most of the island is untamed forest inhabited by “harmless” snakes … Continue reading TAMING THE WILD WATERS

CHASING WATERFALLS

CHASING WATERFALLS

Whoever said chasing after waterfalls was wrong had it all wrong! I chased after Kilasiya waterfalls and they were magnificent. And although they were a detour from the main adventure which was seeing Mt. Kilimanjaro, they are an adventure in their own right. … Continue reading CHASING WATERFALLS

WORK JOURNAL: KABALE

WORK JOURNAL: KABALE

Inspiration lies all around us. We can choose to embrace it or completely ignore it. My inspiration last week lay in the waving trees, chirping birds, temperamental skies, still waters and rolling hills of Kabale. It is from this South-Western district of Uganda … Continue reading WORK JOURNAL: KABALE

A DAY IN LESOTHO

A DAY IN LESOTHO

Lesotho, sometimes referred to as “the kingdom in the sky”, is a landlocked Southern African country completely surrounded by South Africa. It is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 meters in elevation. This attribute makes it one … Continue reading A DAY IN LESOTHO