Category Archives: Ugandan Nature

The Road to Kampala

6 April 2017 After a long but wonderful day, we have arrived safe and sound in Kampala.  Along the way from Mbarara to Kampala, we stopped by Lake Mburo Game Park and saw many Zebras, Impala, Cape Buffalo, Wart Hogs, … Continue reading

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The Trip Home Begins

17 October 2016 A Blog Post By Dr. Edward Foote People view long journeys from different perspectives. Me – I tend to take a leg at a time (“let’s drive 2 hours to lunch and not think about the travel … Continue reading

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The “Big 5” – and students saw them all!

16 October 2016 A Blog Post By Dr. Edward Foote Our day started very early. Some coffee and cookies at 6 AM and then an early-morning safari at 6:15. Our trusted guide Arthur has been an invaluable source of information. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Kampala, Hello Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

15 October 2016 A Blog Post By Emily Today we said goodbye to Kampala as we left to go on safari with our guide Arthur! It was a long drive to the park. We left at 6:30am and got into … Continue reading

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Monkeys in the House & Dr. Bohan Says Farewell to Uganda (for now…)

7 October 2016 We spent the day at Makerere University sitting in on the 3rd and 4th year students’ Patient Case Presentations.  I was really impressed with one of the 3rd year groups. They clearly had listened to what we … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day Trip to Jinja, The Source of the Nile River

2 October 2016 Although the morning threatened rain, we were all up bright and early for our trek to Jinja where the source of the Nile River is located. From it’s beginning in Jinja, the Nile flows North to meet … Continue reading

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Greeted By Monkeys As We Settle Into our Rooms Back in Kampala, Uganda

28 September 2016 A Blog Post by Mike It has been another busy few days. Yesterday we finished up our time Mbarara. We were only there for two days but we had a great time interacting with the students at … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Uganda

April 24, 2016 Today we took a trip to the Ziwa Rhino Santuary which is only about 40 minutes from Masindi, along the Kampala Road. Rhinos used to be native to Uganda in the Murchison Falls National Park but by … Continue reading

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An Obession With A Huge Bird

24 September 2015: I’m obsessed with a really interesting HUGE local bird. It’s called the Marabou Stork and they are actually quite ugly but somehow I can’t seem to stop watching them. They nest on the top of tall trees … Continue reading

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I Never Could Have Guessed I’d Go Horseback Riding in Uganda!

14 September 2015: So, did anyone guess where Gonsha took me on Saturday from the 2 pictures at the end of the previous blog?  As the title says, we went horseback riding. When I was a teenager I had the … Continue reading

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