Category Archives: Uganda & Rwanda

Gorillas Trade as Bush Meat in Congo

For those of you who have an interest in Mountain Gorillas and have been reading my Uganda/Rwanda articles, Steve and I read an extremely disturbing newspaper article recently. A Mountain Gorilla was recently killed on the Democratic Republic of Congo

Uganda/Rwanda – Hindsight Is Always 20/20

I wish I: – Had brought more film for my 35mm camera. It was next to impossible to buy more and I seriously underestimated the amount that I could have used. Especially for photographing the gorillas. Even though I’m nowhere

The Source of The Nile, Uganda

The Nile is considered the longest river on Earth, 4,160 miles, and makes its way to Egypt ending in a large delta that empties into the Mediterranean Sea. John Hanning Speke was the first European to sight Lake Victoria (he

A Day Trip to Jinja, Uganda

Back in Entebbe, there was time to finally get on the Internet…View image. About two or three Internet facilities approximately a mile away from The Boma with reasonably fast connections. Pat suggested a day trip to Jinja, the reputed “Source

From Mburo National Park to Kampala, Uganda

We started out of Mburo National Park, driving slowly on the last game drive of this trip. Our “seen animals and birds” list was quite long by now but still no Zebras or Impalas. It was going to be a

Cruise on Lake Mburo and Game Viewing, Uganda

Mantana Camp was situated high up on a hillside off the main route from Park Headquarters. Our tented camp was raised on pilings off the ground with wonderful views of Lake Mburo. This Camp had a total of nine double,