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“An achievable slice of heaven”

“An achievable slice of heaven”

After plenty of excitement about Brovad Sands, and of course the island which houses the hidden gem I made the punishing journey through Masaka. 420 more words

Ssese Islands

Mwanza, Lake Victoria

Mwanza is the second largest city in Tanzania (after Dar es Salaam). It’s at the shore of Lake Victoria, one of the largest lakes in Africa, a lake shared by three countries: Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. 313 more words


3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari Uganda


Bwindi impenetrable forest is a located in south western Uganda, kanungu district on the edge of the Albertine rift, the western branch of the east African rift valley. 485 more words

Uganda Car Rental

My most Favorite Love Story.

Traveling is something we both enjoy and taking a few days off to enjoy the countryside is usually very welcome. After considering the Coast of Kenya and the Masai Mara, we finally decided to head west and explore the beautiful countryside of Western Kenya. 1,364 more words


Road Tripping Kenya: Kisumu & Lake Victoria

Eldoret is a five hour drive west of Nairobi. Another two hours will get you to Kisumu, a city bordering Lake Victoria.

We stocked up on some road trip provisions: Stoney (like ginger beer but better… we may or may not have smuggled four bottles back to the States with us), Krest (like 7 Up but better… Hubby says it contains quinine which helps protect against malaria), and fresh roasted corn on the cob, purchased through the front passenger window from a roadside stand. 181 more words


Uganda, battered bodies, and football

Ahhh, good old African land border time again! But surely the exiting of Kenya can’t be too bad?

Just to get to the Kenyan border post we had to overtake/queue jump somewhere between 500 and 1,000 trucks, then when eventually we got within sight of the border, we gently managed to ‘push’ our way into the queue, no body seems to get upset with us doing this as we aren’t commercial, just dumb tourists in a mobile apartment. 2,599 more words