CAMPING AT SIPI FALLS

Kiprotich, Kipsiro……what do they have in common? They are all world champion long-distance runners originating from the same geographical location in Uganda – Kapchorwa. Wondering what the secret is? Well, for the most part, growing up at an altitude of 1800m above sea level allows your body acclimatise to operating with less oxygen than the average person. Over time, this builds resilience and enhances performance. Being the champion that I am, I wanted a piece of this goodness (and the blood moon too!). Lucky for me, my camping group “tenters” selected Sipi falls in Kapchorwa as our destination for this months’ camp. These are our chronicles at Moses’ Camp site:

1.       Stand on top of the world

Do it because you can. And while at it, jump up high and touch the sky – take a leap of faith.

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Flying high

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Pure joy and contentment

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Taking a leap of faith

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Getting giggly

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Laziest jump ever

2.     Rock that tent like you own it

And well, camp will be done sooner than you think, so don’t freak out when you see caterpillars, they are part of the fun.

2c

Smiley campers

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The situation room

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Pensive camper

1c

Floating campsite

3.       Take breakfast like a king

Benefits of a private chef and epic views to accompany the meal.

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Organic and yummy

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Beautiful people

4.       Then try to blow up an air mattress

Try this with the weight of a fully-fed crew, and make sure the mattress is as close to the edge as possible.

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5.       Enjoy the view of Sipi falls from afar

Not even distance can drown out the sound of the falling water crushing onto the moss covered-rocks and splashing back so high it creates a chaotic fountain.

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Bright and fresh

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Falling gracefully

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Ready for the hike

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No turning back

6.       Tell stories at the bonfire

Tenters don’t just tell the best stories, they rock the karaoke stage. But no names for now!

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There was night…

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…and then morning came!

7.       Don’t forget the post card pose

By now you know that’s standard right?

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The future looks bright

8.       Pinch the sun

Not too hard, just a little bit like Salt Bae.

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Pinch it like “Salt Bae”

9.       Find God in Nature

Because he is the author and perfecter of our faith.

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10.   And take that classic group pic

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Cheers!

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