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Uganda Carnivore Program  Posted on 11/12/2015
Climb aboard any safari vehicle and ask guests what they want to see most and the answer is generally unanimous.....big cats. Lions and leopards are the most popular animals that people want to see while on safari. Unfortunately, due to...
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Katara Lodge  Posted on 11/05/2015
Katara LodgeUganda is a diverse country with many scenic landscapes spread throughout. In my opinion, one of the most spectacular views of all is from the top of the escarpment of the Albertine Rift Valley overlooking the Queen Elizabeth...
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Uganda Balloon Safari  Posted on 11/01/2015
Flying over Queen Elizabeth NPIt was barely light when we climbed into the large woven basket. As we surveyed our surroundings, the pilot blasted the burners above our heads a couple of times. The lead member of the ground crew smiled at...
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Mweya Safari Lodge  Posted on 10/30/2015
An iconic landmark since the 1950’s, Mweya Safari Lodge is perched atop a hill on the Mweya peninsula and offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you approach the lodge from the road below,...
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Mihingo Lodge  Posted on 10/20/2015
Mihingo Main LodgeI was falling into a deep sleep when a noise woke me. I’d thought I had heard the whinny of a zebra, but much to my surprise, I was at home in Kampala and it wasn’t a zebra I had heard. Sigh, clearly my mind...
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Banana Boat - African Crafts & Tribal Art  Posted on 10/13/2015
It’s a rare occasion that I am able to walk past one of the three Banana Boat shops and not get drawn in by the beautifully styled window displays. I generally find myself wandering around the shop which is a treasure trove of...
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Birds of Uganda – Book Review  Posted on 02/17/2015
Whether you are a visitor to Uganda or a resident, there is undoubtedly one aspect of the country that most people notice, and that’s the birds. Uganda boasts over 1000 species and with so many different birds flitting about, the...
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Bakers Lodge - Murchison Falls NP  Posted on 01/30/2015
For nearly a decade, Exclusive Camps and Lodges have been well-known for offering high quality lodges in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP (Buhoma Lodge) and Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth NP (Ishasha Wilderness Camp). Recently, their newest...
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Hybrid Solar Eclipse  Posted on 11/04/2013
On Sunday November 3, 2013 we were fortunate to have clear skies in Kampala and able to witness a rare hybrid solar eclipse. This is a composite of the eclipse as it progressed through the skies above Kampala, Uganda.
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Our Migration Safari, Masai Mara - Kenya  Posted on 10/03/2013
Several thousand wildebeest gathered on the bank of the Mara River, nervously milling around, pacing forward and backwards. Slowly they moved closer to the rivers edge and then quickly retreated upon getting spooked by something in the...
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