Uganda

ARCADIA LODGE LAKE BUNYONYI, KABALE

Paula organized a trip for us this past women’s’ day weekend to Kabale for gorilla trekking and a general much needed siesta. I never really had any intentions of ever trekking as the idea had never really appealed to me but Paula seemed keen and I’m normally down for a good hike despite my utter ...

LAKE ALBERT SAFARI LODGE

HOIMA DISTRICT. Paula hit me up during the week about this place she’d heard about in Hoima. She suggested we go check it out over the weekend to which I obliged. I really enjoy her company and it sounded all so organized. Saturday came and off went bright and early on the 3 hour drive to get there. I&...

KAMPALA.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SEVEN ORIGINAL HILLS. In honor of Independence Day. I thought I’d do a post on my beautiful, chaotic, charismatic city Kampala. Months ago, I went on one of those sightseeing tours taking a very enjoyable ride in and around Kampala exploring what were and are the original hills that make up Kampala. These ...

MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

PARADISE IN THE WILD, THE WETTEST BOAT RIDE &THE ELUSSIVE LEOPARD. Leaving the rhino sanctuary, a great start to the safari, we stopped off for lunch at the Kabalega Diner, this place is really nice. Large spacious gardens which we opted for, clean bathrooms and the food was simply superb! My stir fry was delicious. Lunch done and dusted, ...

ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY.

RHINO FUND UGANDA. Hattie and Sammy are in town which meant partying and perfecting our ladies that lunch life mantra to the fullest. While we were at it, we decided to go on safari, settling on Murchison Falls National Park. Going that route also means the added bonus of visiting the rhino sanctuary, it being on the way. Ziwa Rhino ...

KASENYI SAFARI CAMP.

THE UGANDAN WHISKY EXPERIENCE.  A.Kasese:District north of Lake George in the Western region of Uganda. B.Kasese:crude 90% local waragi (Gin) distilled and named after the district.  Flora and I walked down to Kasenyi Safari Camp a few minutes away from Kasenyi Wild Game lodge, we figured we'd grab a beer or two and check ...

KASESE.

LAKE RUTOTO,BANYARUGURU DISTRICT. QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK. I had this work thing,going down to Kasese district for the first time.much as it was work,I planned on having a siesta as well while I was down here,mostly cause it's game park territory. I hadn't been here in a few years so I was excited ...

LAKE BUNYONYI

ISLAND GALORE. Waking up to that view was like something out of a really good book, the birds chirping, the sun reflecting off the lake, the mist! Just what I needed. Breakfast was an omelet of sorts, the hardest toast ever but slap cheese on anything and I’m good along with hot chocolate that did wonders ...

KABALE.

Lake Bunyonyi; Lake of many small birds. Leaving Mbarara, we were on the road by 10am,being in that neck of the woods, the usual Kampala radio stations didn’t come through so we listened to Cruise or is it Crooze FM ,very good station, good music, coherent presenters. Color me pleasantly surprised. I’d forgotten how magnificent ...

MBARARA

Thursday the 9th of March saw me taking a long awaited, much needed and craved for road trip out of this dusty and hectic city. The plan was to spend one night in Mbarara town then travel down Lake Bunyoyi, Kabale on Friday. I’d done the Bunyonyi road trip once before with a bunch of friends and it ...