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

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

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

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