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Posts tagged ‘Muzungu’

  • A rollex-fuelled tour of Uganda and Africa by bike #HumanSpirit

    Jun 15, 14 • 7209 views 8 comments

    “I’m no David Attenborough, but trekking with the gorillas has been the greatest wildlife experience of my life,” said Ron Rutland, the ‘Fat Kid on a Bike’ who cycled through Uganda en route from Cape Town to London,...

  • “Eyes turned upward” – aerial photos of South Western Uganda

    Mar 4, 14 • 8024 views 11 comments

    “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned upward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), painter, artist, engineer &...

  • Crossing continents – the Muzungu’s Istanbul city tour

    Feb 23, 14 • 5680 views 2 comments

    Crossing continents – the Muzungu’s Istanbul city tour The Muzungu loves to explore new places on her own but this time top of things to do in Istanbul was: a personal Istanbul tour guide! Istanbul’s most popular city tour takes in...

  • I love birds!

    Oct 17, 13 • 5068 views 6 comments

    Diary of a Muzungu is proud to be a sponsor of Big Birding Day 2013, supporting the next generation of birders in Uganda. How many birds will you see at Big Birding Day 2013? Bigger and better than ever, help us beat last year’s record...

  • Were Toto right about Africa?

    Sep 1, 13 • 6811 views 12 comments

    Were Toto right about Africa? Had they even visited Africa? It’s been ages since I published a blog, hasn’t it Dearest Reader? Travel, IT problems, work commitments, the death of my beloved Baldrick – and plain old exhaustion – have...

  • How to date a Ugandan

    Aug 6, 13 • 17483 views 31 comments

    A blog post about dating in Uganda will not suffice. This material fills at least one book! Ugandan men can be handsome and very charming. They know how to tell women what we want to hear. Delivery of promises is an altogether different issue!...

  • On my knees again: an audience with the Bunyoro King

    Jun 16, 13 • 8777 views 15 comments

    Bunyoro Kingdom – Empango Celebrations inauguration run, Hoima, Uganda De Muzungu’s developed a taste for hanging out with Ugandan Royals recently, so when I heard Kampala Hash House Harriers – the Hash – were (dis)organising...

  • A wedding fit for the King

    May 18, 13 • 10257 views 3 comments

    There was an explosion of noise as the Kabaka arrived for Prince David Wasajja’s wedding at Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala. It’s not every day (week / month / lifetime) that you get an invitation to a Royal Wedding, so what’s a girl to...

  • No hurry in Africa – bus Kampala to Kigali

    Apr 27, 13 • 26400 views 28 comments

    No hurry in Africa: on board the bus Kampala to Kigali I didn’t understand much but the salesman’s words: “Tsunami in the vagina” and aggressive pelvic thrusting into the bus seat next to him somehow caught my attention. This guy should have...

  • And there goes my wall – weather in Uganda

    Feb 24, 13 • 4900 views 12 comments

    Rain… rain… rain… weather in Uganda – eh! You’re disorganising me!   Rain stopped work. Rain stopped play. Rain stopped John our askari going home – until two hours before he was due back here for the night...

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