Bikeventures

Luuk Eickmans, founder and non-paid director of the social enterprise Bikeventures, writes: Based in Jinja (Uganda) and Kisumu (Kenya), Bikeventures is a social enterprise supporting the bicycle interventions of CooP-Uganda and CooP-Kenya (Cycling out of Poverty Foundation). It offers a range of bicycle and mountain bike tours, bike rentals, bike safaris and budget accommodation in Uganda … Continue reading Bikeventures

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Nyege Nyege Festival, Jinja

Arlen writes: I an one of the organizers of the Nyege Nyege Festival, which takes place at the Nile Discovery Beach Resort in Jinja, in 10 acres of lush forest on the river Nile across 4 stages for 4 days non-stop. Over 300 musicians congregate from all over the world over the course of the festival, … Continue reading Nyege Nyege Festival, Jinja

Jinja, Mbale & Mt Elgon updates

Thanks to my co-author Andrew Roberts for these latest updates: Jinja The Deli has moved to a new site at the western end of Main Street. The new location, which is part of the Post Office building, has a large street frontage which is obviously the place for local expats and volunteers to hang out.  They do … Continue reading Jinja, Mbale & Mt Elgon updates

Kayak the Nile offering a new ‘Source of the Nile’ tour

By Sam from Kayak the Nile about their new Source of the Nile tours. When most travellers plan activities for their Ugandan holidays there are some regular candidates: the gorillas in Bwindi, the stunning scenery and big game in Queen Elizabeth or Murchison Falls National Parks, and finally, the river Nile. There was however an … Continue reading Kayak the Nile offering a new ‘Source of the Nile’ tour