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Kigali City's Day Tour
"Your driver/guide will meet you at your hotel for a city tour. In a group of 10 people (min) this tour will continue to the old Quartier commercial where some old fashioned buildings are still found before heading to the rapidly changing neighbourhoods via the colorful Nyabugogo valley which is the main taxi park serving all four corners of the country.From Nyabugogo you will continue to Nyamirambo - famous for its various informal businesses and never sleeps and is known for its nightlife. You will then visit KN 2 Avenue to see the first German colonial residents house of Rwanda built in 1907 and now serves as a Nat
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Lake Nakuru Day Trip From Nairobi
"Lake Nakuru a small (it varies from 5 to 30 square kilometers) shallow alkaline lake on the edge of the town of Nakuru lies about 160 kilometers north of Nairobi. It can therefore be visited in a day tour from the capital or more likely as part of a circuit taking i often more than a million maybe two. The park now has more than 25 rhinos one of the largest concentrations in the country so the chances of spotting these survivors are good. There are also a number of Rothschild's giraffe again translocated for safety from western Kenya beginning in 1977. Waterbuck are very common and both the Kenya species are found here. Among the predators are lion and leopard the latter being seen much more frequently in recent times. LAKE NAKURU DAY TRIP ITINERARY0700hrs: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru National park 1000hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive. 1230hrs:
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Day Trip to Lake Nakuru from Nairobi
"After picking you up early in the morning from your hotel in Nairobi we will depart on our 2-5 hour drive towards Lake Nakuru national parkincluding a stop at the Lake Nakuru viewing point.On arrival at the Lake Nakuru park you will embark on a game -viewing drivewith a a chance to see some of Kenya's remarkable bird life on the beautiful lakes of the Rift valley.Keep your eyes open for other animals grazing along the shorelineincluding some of Africans famous game animals.Lake Nakuru has earned its fame as the home of the greatest bird spectacle in the worlda myriad of often more than a million pink flamingos that flock to feed at its shallow warm waters.Depending on how many wildlife we come acrosswe will leave the park between 15.00 and 16.00 to arrive back in Nairobi between 18.00 and 19.00and we drop you at your hotel."
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It is not a tip, or only a tip for further reading, to know where all this is located.% June 13th 2015: I learn today (!!!! yes, I missed that since I am on VT !!!!) that short (less than 200...
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kokoryko
Jun 13, 2015

Shades Tattoos and Bodypiercing

Professional tattoo parlors in Eastern Africa are not as common as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills of Judah. Shades is the only one I could find. The space isn't inspiring--it's two small rooms...
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Jan 19, 2015

Quick Access to Animals

If you are really stuck for time in Kampala or Entebbe and don't have time to go up country but want to see animals then you can go to the protected wildlife sanctuary in Entebbe. It has a beautiful...
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JohnniOmani
Feb 19, 2014

Relaxing Day

This beach is definitely a highlight of any trip to Entebbe. Most travellers go to Entebbe because it is close to Lake Victoria but they usually stay sheltered away from the local scene which is fine...
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JohnniOmani
Feb 19, 2014

Gorilla spotters eager and reporting for duty!

Chances are that the morning you go gorilla trekking, you'll experience a whole range of conflicting emotions, which are likely to include the following:1. Am I really paying good money to get up this...
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CatherineReichardt
Dec 31, 2013

Gorilla conservation dancers at Nkuringo Lodge

If you're lucky enough to be staying at the wonderfuly hospitable Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, the kids from the local village will visit in the late afternoon to do a 'gorilla conservation dance' for the...
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Sep 21, 2013
 
 
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You're never too young to learn photography!

Kids love photography - and especially the immediacy that the age of digital photography has brought.I won't deny that it takes an act of faith to allow a child loose with a camera (particularly an...
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Sep 21, 2013

What happens if I can't hike any longer?

By now, you should have got the message that gorilla trekking is not for the faint hearted, and that it requires a certain degree of physical fitness and mental determination.I should qualify this by...
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Sep 21, 2013

Nip across the equator

Uganda straddles the equator, and it doesn't take much imagination to guess that the cheesiest photo opportunity is to take a picture of your loved ones with a foot in both hemispheres. But as this...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 21, 2013

How close can you get to the gorillas?

Nothing prepares you for your first sight of gorillas.Our first glimpse was of this pair of young gorillas - probably only a couple of years old - who were playing on a large fallen branch. Their...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 21, 2013

Book your gorilla trekking permits well in advance

Only a small number of gorilla trekking permits are issued per day - I speak under correction, but I think it's 24 for Bwindi - so in order to avoid disappointment, you'd be wise to book well in...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 21, 2013

Some tips on photographing gorillas

Let's be blunt, gorillas - along with black bears and black birds (which seems to be every second species in outback Australia) - are a bugger to photograph.Firstly they're black, and have dark brown...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 21, 2013

Just when you thought that you were done ...

The hardest part of our entire gorilla trek was the last long slog up through a seemingly vertical potato field, which had been bad enough on the way down,but was infinitely worse on the way back.As...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 21, 2013

Beautiful papyrus swamps line Bwindi's rivers

The tourist literature on the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest focuses almost exclusively on the gorillas, with passing reference to its glorious steep ridges covered with dense montane rainforest. So it...
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Sep 21, 2013

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