Tag Archives: Uganda

Day 19 Rwanda

Farewell Uganda – it has been great but is time to move on! We had a quick drive to the Rwandan border and marvelled at the hilly green Rwandan landscape on our way to the Capital city of Kigali. Once … Continue reading

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Day 4 & 5 Hells Gate, Nakuru & Eldoret

Most of us started our next day on safari by getting on mountain bikes and going for a ride in Hells Gate National Park. Here we had the incredible experience of cycling through amazing scenery with giraffe and zebra crossing … Continue reading

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Day 1 Nairobi

A new African adventure awaits – Charles and I took our Big Yellow Truck “Makako” to the Heron Hotel in Nairobi to meet our new passengers. a nice sized group of 9 people of mixed nationalities and ages. The Simba … Continue reading

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Days 8 & 9 Uganda – Gorilla Trekking

Another border crossing and we enter Uganda and encounter more stunning scenery as we headed through the hills towards Kisoro. As the Virunga mountains came into view we all knew what that means – Gorilla trekking! With only 800 mountain … Continue reading

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Day 1 Nairobi – Arusha

Day one of my next African adventure which is an “East African Encounter”. This tour will take us through Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya and I love it as it’s packed with wildlife in some of the most beautiful game … Continue reading

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Days 16 – 20 Rwanda

On leaving Uganda everyone had Gorillas on the brain. We crossed the “thousand hills” of Rwanda, where the group got up close and personal with our Gorilla relatives. One group of trekkers got closer than most when a blackback came … Continue reading

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Days 7 – 15 Uganda

From Kenya we hit the Pearl of Africa (Uganda), and its adrenaline capital, Jinja. Rafting the Nile was a hit in more ways than one, with one slightly broken hand in the group.  Cruising the Kazinga channel for hippos and … Continue reading

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