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Information about places to visit in Uganda and elsewhere.

Chimp Tracking in Uganda

Most people in Uganda think Kibale National Park is the only place to go for a good chimp tracking experience. I heartily disagree. I have always been a big fan of Kaniyo-Pabidi forest near Murchison Falls National Park. Not only … Continue reading

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Uganda Ranked #1 Travel Destination

Yet another reason to come on my trip to Uganda in April 2012!!! This isn’t a surprise to those of us who have loved Uganda for years, but finally the “outside world” is catching on. Lonely Planet, one of the … Continue reading

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Travel to Uganda with Conservation Concepts and BeadforLife

Uganda Village ImageApril 11 – 21, 2012 I will be leading my seventh trip to Uganda in partnership with my wife’s organization, BeadforLife.

This trip to Uganda is full-immersion, and will be a very powerful experience. This is not Africa through the windows of an air-conditioned bus, but a chance to feel the red dust on your face and engage one-on-one with some of the most welcoming people in the world.

Here is a sample of what you will experience:

  • Learn about the complicated issues of global poverty and BeadforLife’s holistic approach to poverty eradication.
  • Visit BeadforLife’s Friendship Village to see the life-changing benefits of home ownership
  • Go on a 4-day safari in spectacular Murchison Falls National Park
  • Explore environmental issues and their impacts on people’s lives
  • Visit an AIDS clinic and find out what living with HIV means in Africa

Follow the link to learn more about traveling to Uganda with Conservation Concepts and BeadforLife. And please forward this message on to your friends!

Mark Jordahl

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Pearls of Uganda – New Uganda Tourism Resource

While the tourism potential in Uganda is boundless, the current tourism infrastructure is…ummm…lacking. As one traveler who wrote an article for The Independent found out, planning your own trip to Uganda can be a nightmare. Toilet in Murchison Falls NP … Continue reading

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Cassia Lodge – Best View in Kampala

This is a review of Cassia Lodge, in Kampala, Uganda. Continue reading

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Yes, Northern Uganda IS Safe AND Amazing

Northern Uganda is no longer a place of war – it is a place of potential. Sure, it still has its challenges, but one of the things it needs most is to be more integrated with the rest of Uganda. What that will take is more people traveling there and seeing it as a living, vibrant part of the country rather than a mythical land of warfare and abductions. Continue reading

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Griffin Falls, Mabira Forest

The new Griffin Falls Campsite in Mabira Forest is a community-based ecotourism center 10kms outside of Lugazi, off the Jinja Road. I have been curious about it for months, and finally visited it today. Overall, I would say it has a lot of potential, but still has some work to do. Continue reading

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