Excellent birding blog

Many thanks to Derek Kverno for alerting me to his blog covering various birding trips all over Uganda - http://birdinguganda.blogspot.com/ - it looks like a superb free resource for independent travellers with the birding bug!

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Bradt Uganda updates on Facebook

Please note that notifications for all future posts on this and my other Bradt travel update websites will automatically be publicised on the Facebook page Philip Briggs’s Africa Travel Updates. Visit this page, ‘like’ it, and a link will appear on your Facebook wall as soon as I post a new update.

Gilles & Heidi’s trip report

3 Weeks in Uganda - Our Experience Our itinerary In August 2011, we visited the string of National Parks in western Uganda, starting with Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elisabeth National Park including the Ishasha Sector, Kibale Rain Forest, Semliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park including Budongo Forest and last but not … Continue reading Gilles & Heidi’s trip report

Updates from Andrew Roberts

Some useful updates from Andrew Roberts, who put together the 5th and 6th editions of Bradt Uganda, follow: General As of  August 2011, the Uganda shilling is billed as the world’s worst performing currency.  Bad news for Ugandans but great for tourists paying in shillings.  I used a rate of Ush2000 to the $ when … Continue reading Updates from Andrew Roberts