Posts tagged with 'Uganda'


One of the most thrilling wildlife experiences, which is on so many bucket lists, is an encounter with the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

The view of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and River Ishasha in western Uganda

That face, the life in those eyes, the generosity in that grin and the warmth in that special Ugandan welcome.

The Uganda Equator

The Northern and Southern Hemisphere on one photo.

When it comes to adventure, Kidepo Valley National Game Park stands out, this invaluable natural resource has been visited and revisited and the extra-ordinary features on it shape its outstanding beauty, which remain a myth to those who have not visited it and a

Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” was recently ranked by Lonely Planet the world’s largest Travel Guide Book and Digital Media Publisher as the world’s most preferred tourism destination for the year 2012.

The Crested crane is the National bird of Uganda.

Although Uganda has been known world wide for having almost half of the population of the rare Mountain Gorillas in the world, there is a variety of other tourist attractions including various animal species, birds, vegetation and scenery.

Scientific Name:  Gorilla Beringei
Size:                     Up to 6 feet tall
Weight:                300 to 425 pounds
Lifespan:             35–40 years and 50 when in captivity.

Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” is efficiently endowed with a variety of habitats plus corresponding flora and fauna with a diversity of attractions to act as a focus

Taken on a Gorilla Trekking trip (2009) in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.
This was taken just before the big Silverback decided to charge at us!

So it has been an even more crazy time than usual recently, thanks to the arrival of my intrepid parentals, and some serious holidaying. So, as always, the shortened version for those of you short on time or attention span…