New book (plus downloadable app and maps) detailing Historical Sites and Buildings in Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe

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

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Feb 2019 Rwenzori hike and trip report

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

Broadbill Forest Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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

Supermarket on the Kampala-Gulu Road

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

Nile Backpackers, Gulu

Joseph writes: Newly opened in October 2018 and still developing, Nile Backpackers (nilebackpackers.com) stands around the corner from Gulu's popular Serenity (formerly Sankofa) Cafe and has 4 ensuite rooms, 2 dorm style rooms with 4 beds each and 2 tents. However the ensuite rooms have a touch of luxury with AC, TV and nicely furnished rooms … Continue reading Nile Backpackers, Gulu