Kampala (+ Entebbe)

From the rhino sanctuary our next destination was Entebbe just south of Kampala, the capital. On the shores of Lake Victoria, Entebbe was once the capital of Uganda during the colonial era. Known as a more relaxed place we thought it would make a good stop before we headed into the city, which is notorious for … More Kampala (+ Entebbe)

Sleeping with rhinos

Uganda sadly lost all its rhinos to poaching. In 2002 Ziwa Ranch agreed to relocate 7,000 heads of cattle to establish a rhino sanctuary to reintroduce rhinos to Uganda. The aim is to initially re-introduce southern white rhinos back into the wild in Murchison Falls and then into other national parks throughout Uganda, through a collaborative … More Sleeping with rhinos

North before East

We woke to a damp morning and because we’d slept with all the flaps closed it was also slightly damp on the tent. The vehicle was no better, our laundry had steamed it up but was a long way off dry. After packing up, saying our goodbyes and making it down through the banana plantations … More North before East

Rhinos and roads

We slept well with the cooler temperature and relative quietness. We got up a little later than normal as we were within an hour or so run to our first destination Akagera National Park. The drive was easy and we only missed our turning once but there was no shortage of money demands from people … More Rhinos and roads