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Exhilarating adventure safaris in Africa

Get your adventure kicks whilst on safari in Africa. Holidays in Africa can be as exciting for extreme adventurers as traditional safari enthusiasts. Activities are diverse, generally incorporating some adventures that will keep you on dry land and others that …

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5 unforgettable water activities you have to do in Zanzibar

Plan to test the waters on you visit to Zanzibar. Zanzibar… You just have to mention the name and immediately a picture of endless white sandy beaches and alluring turquoise water comes to mind. This dreamy destination is at the …

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Close encounters of the wildlife kind

An update on a new behind-the-scenes tour of the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, Uganda, from our General Manager Anne-Marie Weeden. The python was cold and clammy – just as I had expected – but it turned out this …

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Top 50 things to do on safari in Uganda

As Uganda celebrates 50 years of Independence today, the Journeys Discovering Africa team has compiled their ‘Top 50’ things to do in Uganda. So if you’re planning your Uganda safari and need some inspiration, you need look no further! Stare …

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Getting our adventure on | Quad biking in Jinja

In July, the JDA Uganda General Manager, Anne-Marie Weeden, went on safari with her much younger brother. Fresh from sitting his ‘A’ levels in the UK, adventure was high on his agenda. First stop for the intrepid pair? A Sunset …

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On safari to Rwanda and Uganda – with JDA clients Marja and Minna

Marja and Minna visited our little corner of Africa from Finland, to enjoy a gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda and Uganda with Journeys Discovering Africa. They visited these gentle giants in both areas where they are still found in the wild: …

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Insights behind the image – Wildlife photography Q&A

Andy Gooch came to Uganda during a self-confessed mid-life crisis. It was then that he picked up a camera for the first time since his childhood and rediscovered his love of photography. Ever since then he has been trying to …

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We Welcome Our Most Mature Clients to Date!

We have just come back from safari with our oldest clients to date. In June, Sally and Lyle Roberts – both 82 years old – enjoyed a packed itinerary, which saw the hardy duo hiking through the jungles and forests …

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Cappuccinos in the Bush

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, nestled in southwest Uganda, conjures up mystical connotations of otherworldliness, and is probably best known for its population of Mountain Gorillas. There is so much more to the region though, as I recently discovered on …

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Horsing Around

Back in November, I experienced an adventurous way of discovering wildlife in one of Uganda’s smallest and prettiest regions: Lake Mburo National Park. I’ve always been a fan of horse-riding and during my student days, I could often be found …

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