Ahead of our trip, one of our greatest concerns was having the appropriate clothing. Those of you that have read my earlier posts, know that as we arrived in Uganda, we lost one of our pieces of luggage. Through this experience though I feel I have learnt a valuable lesson about what clothes are needed … Continue reading What to wear for gorilla and chimp trekking in Uganda and Rwanda
Most people who go to Uganda go to see chimps and gorillas, not realising the amount of biodiversity in the country. Now I will be honest, I have never been a bird watcher but one thing about Uganda is that if you didn’t arrive a bird watcher you will definitely leave one! The swamp walk … Continue reading Uganda Swamp Walk
Ok so just plane or car but that title is no where near as catchy. When we knew we were headed towards becoming a family, we decided to have one last blow out holiday to somewhere you can’t take kids. I am all for travelling anywhere with children but my line in the sand is … Continue reading Plane, train or automobile across Uganda?
Travel has always been a big part of mine and Wandermust Daddy’s life and we were determined that travel would stop just because we had a baby (You can read more about why we have and why we will continue travelling with our baby here)! Saying that, we knew it would change! So before we … Continue reading Top 10 Pre-preganancy and Pre-parenthood Travel Bucket List Items
We are relatively lucky that in all our years of travelling we have not had too many big disasters. One of the worst was losing our luggage in Uganda before going gorilla trekking! The abundance of wine we were travelling with helped but it taught us always to have the essentials in our hand luggage! Oh … Continue reading Our baby travel outtakes & the lessons we’ve learnt
I am lucky that in the past ten years of my travels I have only had one luggage mishap. Of course it had to happen in the worst place that it could of – Uganda! Not a country exactly known for it’s shopping! Our plan had been to trek to see chimps and gorillas in … Continue reading How to Prepare for Losing your Luggage
Located on the edge of the queen Elizabeth national park, the kyambura gorge lodge is in an enviable location. From there it is only a few minutes drive to the gorge itself where you can see a fascinating and unique group of chimps. These chimps are comepletely isolated from other groups, like no other in … Continue reading Kyambura Gorge Lodge – luxury hotel review
For most people, trekking to see gorillas and chimps in Uganda is a once in a lifetime experience and you want to come home with a plethora of memorable shots to show your family and friends. But what is the best way of getting these snaps?
Sometimes you visit somewhere where you wish you could stay longer. This was the feeling we had when we left Ndali Lodge in the Rwenzori Mountains. The lodge is run by Aubrey and his wife Clare who were unfortunately absent during our stay there but we were well attended to by the manager Gilbert. The … Continue reading Ndali Lodge Review – Luxury in the Rwenzori Mountains
Our two chimp trekking experiences in Uganda could not have been more different. For the up close and personal encounter we got in Kibale National Forest, with the Beta asserting his dominance and naturally interacting with humans, The experience at Kyambura Gorge, was a far more distant experience but in many ways a more natural … Continue reading Chimp Trekking Part 2 – Kyambura Gorge