Note that Planet Ruigo, listed in the 8th edition (p394) has effectively closed. A reader also reports that Enfuzi Community Campsite (p394) appeared to be closed on recent inspection. Meanwhile The Frog at Kibale (p393) has reverted to its former name CVK Lakeside Resort; contact details are 0772 192709, email@example.com; cvklakesideresort.com.
Verity Ramsden writes: I have been working on a very exciting project with the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) and the EU, and the outputs were launched earlier in May 2019. These includes a beautiful coffee table book - 'Beyond the Reeds and Bricks - Historical Sites and Buildings in Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe', containing … Continue reading New book (plus downloadable app and maps) detailing Historical Sites and Buildings in Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe
Gerhard writes: My wife and I just returned from our trip to Uganda. We travelled for almost 5 weeks, and we exclusively relied on public transport (buses, matatus, boda-bodas). I want to emphasize, that your guidebook is excellent; comprehensive, detailed, and very well structured, bearing a wealth of background information in addition. There is one … Continue reading Feb 2019 Rwenzori hike and trip report
Richard Johnson writes: Thank you for recommending the Broadbill Forest Camp in Ruhija. I stayed there for 3 days in early February 2019 and was very pleased. As noted, the view from the tent was spectacular as well as very peaceful. I was surprised by how good the food was, I'm a vegetarian and they … Continue reading Broadbill Forest Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
David writes: We just are back from the MFNP (self drive / no guide) and I would have the following comments: - the prices for the 'special' campsite in the Delta is now 40 USD per person, instead of only 5 USD - there are two campsites at the Delta, not only one. These are … Continue reading Camping/self-drive in Murchison Falls
Cameron writes: We were travelling up the Kampala-Gulu Road this morning and stopped at the Kabalega Diner for a coffee. We spotted a new building next door and went in to discover a very well-stocked supermarket (for Uganda). Whilst picking up stores for the next leg of our road trip, the enthusiastic and effervescent owner, … Continue reading Supermarket on the Kampala-Gulu Road
Joseph writes: Kyandondo Rugby Club has the best grilled pork (Muchomo Embizi) anywhere in Kampala and perhaps Uganda. I have tried many and this one has the right seasonings & it is not overcooked like so much of the meat in Uganda- it is always juicy and always fresh and plentiful. $5,000 per stick. There … Continue reading Kampala restaurants