Sambiya River Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... on these roads!
Another long day of travel was had on Saturday, more than seven hours driving. We were able to head south this time to visit with our dear Maria, who is like a daughter to us. When I first came to Uganda in 2010, she was a schoolgirl / housekeeper in the home where I lived. She subsequently completed secondary school and has been attending a vocational school in a town north of Masaka town. She will complete her examinations in ...
Elephants are incredible beings. They hold a special place in my heart. There are few elephants left in Uganda, and seeing one up close is a rarity. They are scared of humans, and shy away from us out of fear.
This morning, we took a five hour boat ride through the Nile delta. The boat ride was peaceful. With the sun rising behind us, we couldn't help but enjoy every second on the Nile. We saw some amazing wildlife out on the boat safari. A variety of birds, including ...
... an ample share of the food when there is a kill. There were also a variety of monkeys swinging amongst the tree branches and popping up their heads from the grass to watch our caravan as we drove past.
Most importantly, we spotted a family of elephants in the distance plains. When I first spotted the family, I jumped out of my seat and yelled excitedly. The family was happily crossing over the hills with the ...
... many "African massages," aka rough roads. We jumped on a ferry and crossed the Nile river to the lodge. A few hippos came to greet as we passed across the river.
After dinner we joined together for drinks when a giant hippo ran across the pool area. A ranger escorted Jenni, Patrick, I as we followed the hippo around the lodge, following the giant until it found a spot to graze.
What an incredible day and start to our journey in ...
... ideal in the Ugandan health system and I was extremely nervous as to what the outcome may be. The barely functioning public hospital was not the place for her as I had a gut feeling that the 'cheapest and easiest' option would be amputation of the forearm and the private system would quite literally be more than a life time of money for her family. So I rang Uncle Dave, as he is quite affectionally known by the Katuuso kids, back in Australia for guidance. ...