Mt. Muhabura: Incredibly demanding but enormously rewarding!

How thrilling it always is to spend time and share ambience in the home of Mountain Gorillas, the mighty mist, the endless Hagenia, and the rare Golden Monkeys, but this time for a rather tough hiking adventure! Mt. Muhabura (4137m above sea level) is one of the eight mountain peaks in the Virunga Mountains National … More Mt. Muhabura: Incredibly demanding but enormously rewarding!

Hiking Rwenzori Mountain Ranges & the Discovery of Kayanja Falls!

The Christmas season had gone like any other, but this time, I would crown the year in style-daring the Rwenzori Mountain ranges. My friend, Daniel Muhanguzi, and I had planned this hike for two years in vain but we were determined to make it happen this time. Daniel, another free-spirited adventurous young man and a … More Hiking Rwenzori Mountain Ranges & the Discovery of Kayanja Falls!

My Night on the Bar Veranda: The Best Price I could Pay for the Packwach Eclipse!

With friends; Becky, her fiance – Jean Marie and Jamal at Awinyi Primary School, moments before the Eclipse. November 3rd 2013 went down in history as one of the rarest days of our time. Believe me not, such a day will not come back again in our generation; you missed a glimpse of it? Then … More My Night on the Bar Veranda: The Best Price I could Pay for the Packwach Eclipse!

Hiking Mushaija-Mukuru Hill: An Opportunity I could never let pass!

This is Mushaija-Mukuru Hill in the background. Looks simple? only before you try it! It’s a beautiful evening and we are driving past the UNHCR refugee camp at Rwamwanja village, my instincts are already prompting me that my field work trip to Kamwenge that week beginning Tuesday 14th 2013, was not just going to stop … More Hiking Mushaija-Mukuru Hill: An Opportunity I could never let pass!

Burt Almeida: The Man at the Zenith of Rusticity

When asked what a successful life is, many of us would give answers like financial freedom, a happy family, good career, spiritual growth, or a combination of these and many others you might think about. What you think is right (at least for you) but for Burt Almeida, a successful life can only be attained … More Burt Almeida: The Man at the Zenith of Rusticity

When Cars Were Still Cars: A Glimpse into Vintage and Classic Cars!

When cars were still ‘metal’ and ‘leather’! Talk of cars and almost everyone will think of a contemporary sedan, hatchback or a sport utility vehicle (SUV). A caravan or pickup truck will also cross our minds but rarely. If you fall in this category, no cases against you because it’s what almost all of us … More When Cars Were Still Cars: A Glimpse into Vintage and Classic Cars!

Karamoja: Rusticity and Authenticity at its finest!

Welcome to Karamoja! Well, I had been to perhaps every corner of Uganda as I executed my consulting assignments, from Kisoro to the sheltered villages of Panjuru in West Nile, from Bundibugyo and Semuliki valley to the plains of Teso, Lango and Acholi and from the Western border post of Mpondwe to the Northern and … More Karamoja: Rusticity and Authenticity at its finest!