experience nyege nyege festival

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This weekend was the Nyege Nyege Festival which took place at Nile Discovery beach. Apparently, Nyege Nyege is a noun meaning “the feeling of a sudden uncontrollable urge to move, shake or dance”. Nyege Nyege was inspired by the legendary World Festival of the Black Arts’ that took place in Dakar Senegal in 1966. This urge ...

experience Nile horseback safaris

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As one of our activities while at The Haven, we got to experience Nile horseback Safaris. Nina, Jasper and I got to meet and ride on three calm and healthy horses. Mine was called Waragi, known to for his zeal to ride and accommodate people. Getting There: To get there cross the bridge over Owen falls dam, then ...

our relaxing stay at the haven

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The many times I visited Jinja even as a little girl with my family, it was a thrill! It is a town quite different from Kampala that can be more relaxed and serene. I got to explore a different section of the river, at The Haven, which is only 2 hours away and the perfect ...

staying at Apoka safari lodge

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As far as game lodges in Uganda go, I can say I’ve found a favorite spot, nestled in Kidepo Valley National Park. Our experience started the moment we drove into the lodge’s entrance and were met by three smartly dressed staff, with a refreshing glass of lemonade. We sank into the comfortable leather seats as we ...