Seeing it in real life is a truly rewarding experience, and realizing that all the pictures I had seen before didn’t quite capture that “thing” about it. If it weren’t for the biting cold, I would have slept outside by the lake.
The Nyungwe forest canopy walk stems out as the first tree-top forest canopy walk in East Africa. The activity is exhilarating and a must-do for guests visiting Rwanda; The shaky walkway serves to send your Adrenalin on a marathon, and for some people, if not all, the walk is intimidating. However, the memories you carry back home can be all you ever needed.
Here's the tale of how my wandering nature saw me walk to the highest cliff in Kapchorwa to go conquer my fears.
I couldn’t help thinking about Kalema, which actually translates as ‘disabled’. I still think about her even up to now. I know this is silly, but can I adopt her?
Oddly enough, thoughts about the Tanda pits still make me quiver up to now. Insensibly, there’s that sinister feeling that grows stronger and stronger, each time I flip through my camera roll -- the feeling that some inexplicably powerful black magic hostilely hovers by. The journey I undertook, gingerly walking about the compound allegedly inhabited by the god of death himself – that, my dear, is what I hadn't the faintest idea what I’d signed up for.
GORILLA HIGHLANDS PLANS FOR ANOTHER ‘BOOT CAMP‘
(Posted 08th October 2017)
Spacey from Marasa is already looking for suitable means of transport. She needs to reach Lake Bunyonyi in about a month, to join a cool group of tourism, marketing and multimedia pros at the Gorilla Highlands Bootcamp from 18 to 22 November 2017.
‘Strength doesn’t come from what you can do, it comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t do‘ says Spacey. She knows she is being sent to Bunyonyi to change and grow.
‘The fact is I want to try out activities that will help me cleanse my soul and achieve an ever firmer booty, so I am perfect for the GH Bootcamp‘ she admits privately.
Will you decide to join this group too?
After all this year no one should say, I didn’t know?!
Gorilla Highlands has been
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My friend.. i tell you, have you ever read a write up and feel like this is something you could do, and possibly enjoy, then as soon as you are done reading the piece you step back in to reality and think, boy am i not kidding myself.. Lovely though.
“The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bungee Jumping”
By Jonathan Benaiah (The Ugandan Tourist)
That fearless decision of diving off a precipice against all possible odds and thoughts of discouragement into an almost endless emptiness with no possibility of defying gravity; that feeling of nosediving into perceived fatality, to many people sounds like a Very Bad Idea!
How different could this be from taking a hike to the top of a telephone mast, looking into the outreaching dungeon of space below and then jumping off the edge into a multiplication of eternal demise? This all must sound like complete madness at first sound. This most likely sounds like stuff for those #YOLO dudes or something for the advocates of the popular notion, “Risk it or Waste it”. But the good news is “you’re not alone”.
You could come across several articles out there about how to prepare for your next trip, what…
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Believe it or not, there’s more to Queen Elizabeth National Park than the abundant wildlife. In fact, there’s good reason to visit the lodges within as a destination in itself. In the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park, about 420Km from Kampala, in the southwestern part of Uganda lies an iconic landmark, still standing since... Continue Reading →