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Uganda in brief

Uganda in brief

Uganda is not sophisticated; it is real, raw Africa The traffic is crazy in the main cities but the country side is lush and beautifully green. Before travelling, you need to put all your preconceptions of previous African countries aside (including and most especially, South Africa), and travel with an open mind and fresh expectations.…

Abandoned in the Masaai Mara

Abandoned in the Masaai Mara

It is Kenyatta Day in Kenya, October 20th. Actually it is now known as Mashujaa or Heroes Day. Big celebrations are to be held in Nairobi and as a result, the government have declared that Nairobi air space be closed for much of the morning. This meant my flight from Nairobi left earlier than usual.…

Vamizi - Photo Blog

Vamizi - Photo Blog

Taking off from Pemba Airport and heading north towards Vamizi Private Island, the atmosphere on our private charter flight was one of sheer excitement and anticipation. In fact to say I was excited at the prospect of staying at Vamizi Private Island for three nights is an understatement of note. This was a serious bucket-list…