Few things can harsh your Zen while travelling worse than dealing with massive crowds. Safaris in Murchison Falls National Park
are much less busy than the crowded parks in other parts of East Africa so we were keen to add it to our itinerary on our trip to Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.
After a long drive from Entebbe, which included the requisite car troubles which left us stranded in sleepy Masindi for a couple hours while our driver sorted things out, we finally arrived at our place to stay for the night just outside the park.
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As travellers venture out to enjoy the many sights and scenes the wide world has to offer, it is important that they to try to give back while on the road. Many tourist destinations are such because they are home to something special or rare. This is the case for the rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda.
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“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” – Martin Buber
Travellers know this to be true: there is a special type of satisfaction that comes with feeling like you’ve “discovered” something. Zanzibar is famous for white sand beaches, calm clear waters featuring fishing boats with romantic white sales, and a lush countryside ripe for growing fragrant spices.
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After testing my courage the day prior by trying to kayak through white water rapids on the Nile, I decided that I loved kayaking but wasn’t so sure about the paddling through rapids business. I debated between taking a sunset yoga class and renting a river kayak for a peaceful cruise at dusk. Having these options available to me is yet another reason why the Nile River Explorers
camp at Bujagali Falls is such an incredible place.
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I recently returned from a 5 week adventure in East Africa and people are constantly asking me what was the most memorable part of the experience. I struggle to answer it because the whole trip was amazing but also because travel is so personal.
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