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Posts tagged ‘Jinja’

  • Save the Nile #saveadventuretourisminUganda – can you help?

    Jul 17, 14 • 6700 views 5 comments

    Save the Nile. Help us Save Adventure Tourism in Uganda The situation regarding the Isimba Hydro Power Project on the River Nile below Jinja has reached a critical stage! In the next few weeks The World Bank, and Uganda’s National Environmental...

  • Messing about on the river

    Mar 25, 14 • 7763 views 8 comments

    Jinja accommodation at The Haven A cursory look at The Haven’s visitor’s book tells it all: full of compliments from first time, second time – even ninth time! – visitors. Just outside Jinja, The Haven’s accommodation and camping...

  • “Eat my dust!” de Muzungu’s quad bike Safari

    Nov 5, 13 • 9761 views 13 comments

    Get yourself on a quad bike Safari, you’re in 4-a-wheelie good day out!   Have you tried quad biking in Uganda? The format of the quad bike Safari is a real giggle! After a wonderful Aussie welcome from Shirray, Herbert guided us through the...

  • The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog

    Jan 12, 13 • 5667 views 6 comments

    The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog Life in Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ‘living the dream’ (on a...

  • 50 reasons why I love Uganda

    Oct 6, 12 • 32264 views 52 comments

    As one of the shiny new fighter jets flies over my house, no doubt practising for this Tuesday’s independence day fly-past, I’m mulling over the week-end papers, full of stories about Uganda@50 and what the last 50 years of independence...

  • Bye Bye Bujagali Falls …

    May 27, 12 • 7860 views 3 comments

    The final day Grade 5 white water rafting at Bujagali Falls Life jackets, helmets and wooden paddles were dished out to us before we trotted down to the River Nile to meet our guides in a day of brilliant sunshine. I stayed close to my guide,...

  • Waragi dreams on the River Nile at Jinja

    Mar 25, 12 • 4217 views 6 comments

    The bed next to mine hasn’t been slept in and I reach through a Uganda Waragi haze for my phone, stashed away in the metal trunk under the bed at Nile River Explorers Camp. “Hope you’re ok? Or do I need to pull you out of a ditch / jail...

  • Jinja Jan and a sneak preview of an amazing new lodge

    Aug 31, 10 • 2853 views 8 comments

    My finances had dried up and I wasn’t looking forward to staying in all week-end with only 10,000 shillings (£3) to survive on until payday this week. After only 3 sessions, the English conversation class I’ve been giving has been put on hold....

  • Kampala to Jinja relay – the sugar cane Hash

    Aug 9, 10 • 4779 views 9 comments

    Map of the Kampala Jinja relay route that gives the quite correct impression that 1) there were indeed lots of hills and 2) our collective blood pressure would rise and fall like the proverbial yo-yo, ending in a slump by the Nile. They came from...

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