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Posts tagged ‘tourism experience’

  • “Vintage is elegance” – classic cars & fashion at the Kampala Sheraton

    Aug 18, 17 • 464 views No Comments

    In case you missed it! Highlights from the 2017 CBA Uganda Classic and Vintage Auto Show Do you love the cars of a bygone era? East Africa has a surprisingly diverse auto collection to show you! The gardens of the Kampala Sheraton were the perfect...

  • Where to travel in Uganda & East Africa in 2016 – the Muzungu’s plans

    Jan 2, 16 • 3932 views 5 comments

    Where to travel in Uganda & East Africa in 2016 Happy New Year, dear Diary reader! As we wave goodbye to 2015, I’d like to say a big THANK YOU / WEBALE / ASANTE SANA to everyone who’s read, talked about or voted Diary of a Muzungu...

  • On the right track: my first Ugandan train ride

    Dec 13, 15 • 8032 views 24 comments

    Rift Valley Railways relaunches Kampala passenger train service after 20 year break Another first this week: my first Ugandan train journey on the Rift Valley Railways Kampala train! My first African train journey, in fact! I was very excited to...

  • Kampala Art Biennale – what’s it all about?

    Jul 27, 14 • 5019 views 2 comments

    About the Kampala Art Biennale Kampala is a dynamic city, bursting with talent. I love this city. Throughout August this year, Kampala Art Biennale is a showcase of contemporary art from Africa with the goal to expose, educate and create debate...

  • Birds send my heart a flutter …

    Jun 18, 14 • 4683 views 6 comments

    My favourite birdwatching Uganda stories Similar in size to Great Britain, Uganda’s unique geographical positioning in the Great Rift Valley makes the country home for an astonishing 50% of Africa’s birds. Diverse habitats such as open savannah,...

  • All roads lead to Namugongo

    May 29, 14 • 8379 views 6 comments

    Commemorating the Uganda Martyrs. How did the muzungu end up in Namugongo? It always makes me laugh: the unexpected things I end up getting involved in Uganda, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when John Ssempebwa, the Deputy Executive Director...

  • A disgusting day out

    Aug 24, 12 • 12039 views 17 comments

    Looking for things to do around Kampala? Visiting the abattoir might not be top of every vegetarian’s wish list, but that didn’t stop Alex and I looking forward to the day out at the slaughterhouse, as part of Nature Uganda‘s...

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