Tag Archives: African animals

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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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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Murchison Falls National Park Safari Day 2

April 25, 2015 We thought our Safari experience couldn’t get any better than seeing 2 lions plus a cub on our first outing, but we were wrong. The day started out with a lovely boat cruise up the Victoria Nile … Continue reading

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Murchison Falls National Park Safari Day 1

April 24, 2015 Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda truly is a gem. It is smaller than the large game parks in Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa, but it has most of the same animals and is very non-commercialized.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Masindi, Uganda

Saturday, April 18, 2015 Today we had a real treat- a trip to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.  Uganda used to have Rhinos in Murchison Falls Park quite a long time ago but they were poached and became extinct from Uganda.  … Continue reading

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Hanna Has Arrived and A Day at the Entebbe, Uganda Zoo

We have had a great day! First of all we were very happy to retrieve Hanna from the airport and welcome her to Uganda- now our team is complete. Hanna had been expected to arrive Friday night but the flight … Continue reading

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