The Kazinga Channel - Full of Animal Life and Wonder

When my friend and guide Venex recommended I see the Kazinga Channel, I at first said no as I did not want to spend time on a boat – boy am I glad he was insistent.

This area teems with wildlife – everything from the mighty elephant, that makes it’s trek down the hill from the plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park to the watering hole to drink and play;

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I Love Presenting About Uganda and The Girls

In 2018 I had the opportunity to do a few presentations. First Newmarket Camera Club in November and Rotary Newmarket in early December. Thank you to both for giving me a forum to share about my trip to Uganda, the girls training in photography I did in August of this year and the upcoming photo-tour to Uganda in June 2019.

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Happy New Year - Time To Make Your Ugandan Safari Dreams Come True

Do your 2019 New Years plans include a trip to the African continent?

How about Uganda?

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How Christmas Differs in Uganda From North America?

Yesterday we celebrated Christmas in Canada with my extended family. We are a huge bunch and usually number between 20-25 people on Christmas Day. We are Muslim’s but as we have lived in Canada since we left Uganda in 1972 we do celebrate but it’s not about shopping and spending huge amounts of money on things nobody really needs. We get together to celebrate family, love and giving to others.

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How Kids Get Around On School Trips In Uganda

If you are a parent like me, every time my kid goes on a school field trip I get scared because the buses don’t have seatbelts and I just don’t trust the drivers but in Uganda I would be literally terrified.

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Trekking The Chimps Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

One of the highlights of my trip was Chimpanzee Trekking. Uganda is home to over 5,000 chimpanzees – more than any other East African country.

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Climbing Down Into An Open Cave At Amabere Ga Nyima Wiru

Near Fort Portal and a day after completing the chimp trek in Kibale National Forest, I was shown a place called Amabere Ga Nyinam Wiru, an open cave steeped in local legend. If you don’t know where you are going, you would miss the entrance to the park, the caves and the hidden gems to be found, such as the caves, the waterfall, the stalagmites and stalactites.

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Ugandan Street Food – An Experience To Savour

As Kampala, the capital city of Uganda grows and grows – there are now over 3.5 million people crammed into an area no bigger than the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), street foods are growing in popularity.

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You Can’t Help But Dance To The Beat Of The Drum In Uganda

Do you like song and dance? In Uganda this is actually an art form and a way for each tribe to tell their stories.

When I was in Uganda in August, I was given a dance lesson by a very pregnant Josephine at UKC (Uganda Kids Canada) Centre just outside of Kampala and was treated to a private reception by the Ruboni Tribe in the Rwenzori Mountains.

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Halfway To My Go Fund Me Goal

I just got another two donations - I am past the half way mark and on my grand goal $3,000.

The funds will be used to buy camera's for the girls, a computer for the editing lab in Uganda and a rental space with internet access.

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Sunsets that will blow your mind

Ugandan sunsets are like nothing you have seen before – sure we all see the sun set each day but it’s the deepest of reds, oranges and yellow’s that will literally blow your mind as a photographer.

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On The Way To Safari, I Had A Rolex

In Uganda a Rolex might be a watch but most likely it is the name of amazing street food. It’s a Roti or Chapati rolled around an omelette and made like a wrap.

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Boda Boda in Uganda

What's a Boda Boda? It's a motorcycle built for one, however in Uganda it can carry everything you can imagine; equipment, groceries, bananas and people and sometimes all at the same time. It's the craziest thing I ever saw and with the traffic I was so afraid the motorcycles would topple in front of our car.

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