Enchanted Uganda Safaris, Fort Portal

Fiona writes: This operator is listed in the book (page 409) by a slightly different name, Enchanted Uganda Tours, but the location on the map is correct. It is run by Bosco, who has been trekking, guiding and organising trips all over Uganda and Rwanda for 10 years. He can sort out your itinerary to … Continue reading Enchanted Uganda Safaris, Fort Portal

A message from Bradt Guides – and 50% discount on all Bradt titles

You don’t need reminding what an awful time we’re all facing. Life is on lock-down and each day brings more bad news. For the moment, as we’re stuck at home trying to get to grips with ‘social distancing’, the world feels a smaller place. But the world is still out there, as big as it’s … Continue reading A message from Bradt Guides – and 50% discount on all Bradt titles

COVID-19 self-quarantine in Uganda

Travellers to Uganda have nothing specific to fear in terms of COVID-19 at the time of writing as not a single case of the virus has been reported there. However, our understanding, subject to confirmation, is that in order to prevent the importation of the virus, travellers arriving from high risk 'Category 1' countries will … Continue reading COVID-19 self-quarantine in Uganda

Polish Catholic Church at Nyabyeya near Masindi

  Thanks to Charlotte Beauvoisin of Diary of a Muzungu for this report on a Catholic Church built by Polish refugees near Masindi in the 1940s. The small community of Nyabyeya was once home to a community of Poles who built a church that remains popular with the community to this day. Adjacent to Nyabyeya College … Continue reading Polish Catholic Church at Nyabyeya near Masindi