Travel Blogs from Jinja, Uganda

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Joining the Jinja Tourism Board, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Joining the Jinja Tourism Board

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... a tragedy, so I tried to think of how lucky I was to be enjoying it. The sun soon went down on our last night in Jinja as our time in Uganda came to an end. We had a local African lady come in to cook us a traditional dinner of goat stew, tilapia (fish) ...

The Nile and end of the 54 day Tour, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The Nile and end of the 54 day Tour

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... . It was really awesome and made even better by the setting sun in front of the slide.  That evening marks the last stop in Uganda and we are now heading back to Kenya and the finally couple days of the trip. The first stop in Kenya is also our last ...

The Death Pit, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The Death Pit

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... the most I have ever felt like I was truly out in the world and backpacking. Driving down a red dirt/mud road in rural Uganda on the back of a locals 50cc motorcycle, with my backpack strapped on my back and my day-pack strapped to the bike. Little ...

Rafting With Ugandans, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Rafting With Ugandans

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... road, a causeway leading from life to death, and ultimately the afterlife. No where on the Nile is this truer than in Jinja, Uganda where after parting with a few dollars you can risk premature departure to the afterlife on some of the wildest white ...

Jinja...Adrenaline capital of Uganda............, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja...Adrenaline capital of Uganda............

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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So, here we are in Jinja, our final destination in Uganda, tommorow we cross the border and take in 3 different towns in Kenya...Eldoret, Lake Naivasha and Nairobi. Since we left the Gorillas in the Congo and travelled back to the town of Kisoro for ...

White Water Rafting the Nile, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

White Water Rafting the Nile

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... our tour guide really had us broken in if I was claiming 7.30 as a sleep in. We left Mbarara on the truck and headed towards Jinja. Jinja is located on the Nile River - right at the source - and our last stop on safari. On the way we crossed the ...

spider island and bald heads, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

spider island and bald heads

A travel blog entry by carlsosj

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... it was insane!!!!!  we rode to jinja in a taxi full of twenty people and a chicken.  the classic experiences of being in uganda will probably be the things i miss the most in five weeks.  the nile was huge and so powerful... we went through ...

Easter on the White Nile, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Easter on the White Nile

A travel blog entry by amyinafrica

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... Dar to Entebbe -- at least we got free donuts out of the delay.  Anyway the only airport in Uganda is in Entebbe which is 3 hours from Jinja, so we landed and caught a taxi to Kampala($40) and checked into the Red Chilly Hideaway backpackers ont he ...

Jinja, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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today we are back in eastern uganda, by the source of the nile.  The town is called jinja and is right on the banks of lke victoria.  theres various stuff to do here including white water rafting, quad biking and zip lining across the ...

On to Uganda, Sipi Falls, Uganda travel blog

On to Uganda

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... the extremely bumpy and scary-looking Kenyan roads, past some more beautiful views over the Great Rift Valley, and crossed the border into Uganda. We camped at an area called Sipi Falls. As we arrived late in the evening I did not have much time to ...

Opening cont...., Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Opening cont....

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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Jinja, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja

A travel blog entry by izzie

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White water rafting on a grade 5 rapid, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

White water rafting on a grade 5 rapid

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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Jinja in Uganda is well known as the source of the Nile with some great white water! We signed up for a days rafting and we couldn't have asked for a funnier guide in Alex. During his safety talk Emma (Swedish girl) asked how safe the rapids were? ...

Jinja, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja

A travel blog entry by kbrooks

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... the background. After briefly loosing my friend during a run, she has been found and now I am preparing to go clubbing tonight. Tomorrow its a cookout, then up to Bududa for my first day of work. Though bududa is far, I do love driving around in Uganda. ...

Paul for Paul a Children's Home, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Paul for Paul a Children's Home

A travel blog entry by lottieuganda

... and I will put some photos up of them when I can. You will notice that they all have shaved heads, this is because the Uganda government insist that all school children have no hair, sad I think but very practical at least! The day they all had their ...

The mighty Nile of Uganda, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The mighty Nile of Uganda

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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After leaving Queen Elizabeth National Park we made the long drive to Entebbe, one of the major cities in Uganda. Down the road from the campsite was a sports bar that provided the local entertainment for the night. The next day we embarked on a boat ...

Jinja, Uganda, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja, Uganda

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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Our first stop in Uganda was the adventure town of Jinja. Unfortunately the costs of the activities were very high. This forced us to outsource activities through the local people rather than our expensive campsite. Our first activity was hiring bikes ...

ITANDA = The Bad Place, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

ITANDA = The Bad Place

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... paddle. We met our guides, Nathan and Paulo (a national freestyle champion in kayaking). We met our group, Americans living in Uganda, and named ourselves TEAM UPRIGHT. We survived the first few rapids. We flipped our raft on "50-50". We swallowed ...

This is Extreme!, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

This is Extreme!

A travel blog entry by heatherlindsay

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... have it.. wait.... Add incredible dust and heat! Romy and I made our way through the madness and boarded a coaster bus headed for Jinja. Two not so comfortable hours later we arrived in Jinja. We had plans to meet up with our friends Matt and James...who ...

The Source of the (Blue) Nile, Jinja, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The Source of the (Blue) Nile, Jinja

A travel blog entry by eadamson

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... town for an ice cream milkshake. Failed. Always crushed ice with syrup. Tastes horrible when you are expecting creamy thickness of heaven. Jinja, on Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile River. Or at least the source of the Blue Nile. Or at least one ...

Drowned Rat..., Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Drowned Rat...

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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Well last night saw me and a few others drinking into the early hours of the morning doing silly thinkg like drinking shots upside down in a kayak attached to the ceiling of the bar...was not feeling too great when I woke up, but strong coffee and ...

Getting there - Where??, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Getting there - Where??

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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... felt loved, felt i belonged, was well feed and secure in her home, and that i wanted that for their children in Uganda's Bell's House. I felt so complimented that they compaired me with Gran... It was so good to see the children again- many more, old ...

The bananas have washed away!, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The bananas have washed away!

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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... and Shirray have a PC with internet connection - Thankfully they are so kind to let me use it! If i have to go back into Jinja to upload pictures and email to you - well that takes so long and therefore the updates wont be as quick coming! Ok everyone ...

On the Rocks!, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

On the Rocks!

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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Hello All! School started back today... I had so much fun with the children. We only had 7 today, pretty normal.. takes a while for information to filter back to the villages that school has started again. They were as delighted to see me as i was ...

The Muzungu Arrives, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

The Muzungu Arrives

A travel blog entry by charlieinafrica

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Helloooo everyone! I am writing this from an internet cafe in Jinja, the second largest city in Uganda which is about 20 minutes by taxi from where I am staying, Kyabirwa. I think it;s costing me  1000 shillings an hour (about 40p) so I'll have ...

Rafting the Nile, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Rafting the Nile

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

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... working and explore further afield (not to mention having some "Westerner" company and even just seeing a white face).  Jinja, backpacker capital of Uganda, ticked all these boxes. Fri arvo rolled round and I managed to get a lift to the main road ...

Big night, equally big head!, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Big night, equally big head!

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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... relaxed! What a laugh! I hope these two hang around a while longer. They've been travelling independently from Jo'burg up to Uganda - impressive or what! So needless to say today I'm a little foggy! Well this week has been a busy one but not the ...

Soft Power!, Bujugali Falls, Uganda travel blog

Soft Power!

A travel blog entry by stepher205

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Today I started my work with Soft Power. I went into the village of Buleeba with a local girl, Jessica, where we did malaria follow-up interviews. It was great, although not speaking the local language was a bit frustrating. It is also hard. I have ...

We've Started!!, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

We've Started!!

A travel blog entry by tinsels_travels

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Hello all Ive had the best day ever!! Yesterday i had a meeting with the school Head, Mike and Chairman, Sam to discuss the schools responsibilites to the dorm. Thankfully we've got this ironed out! They are responsible for its upkeep, maintance, ...

Jinja, Jinja, Uganda travel blog

Jinja

A travel blog entry by izzie

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