Tag Archives: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Safe Arrival in Masindi with a Stop to See the Rhinos on the Way

16 April 2016: A Blog Post by Jess Today on this Easter Sunday, we have left Kampala and are on our way to Masindi. Just to recap our time in Kampala, we spent the majority of our time at Nakesero … 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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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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A Trip to Jinja and Masindi, Uganda

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. Over the past 2 days, I’ve been showing my husband, … Continue reading

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The Weaver Bird and Some Interesting Colloquialisms

When we were at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on Saturday we a really interesting bird. It is bright yellow and called a “Weaver Bird”. It weaves these really neat round nests that hang down from the tree branches. The birds … Continue reading

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We Saw Obama! (the Rhino, that is)

Today we went on an adventure to trek into the wilds to see White Rhinos, at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Actually, today the trekking was quite easy since the rhinos had decided to rest in the shade pretty close to the … Continue reading

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Ziwa Rhino Sancturary, Uganda

Today we went to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, which is about 1 hour outside of Masindi towards Kampala.  The Rhino’s there are called White Rhinos but not because of their color. The animals are actually grey and the name is … Continue reading

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