Tag Archives JINJA

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 ...

A Night at Source Of The Smile

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        We decided to spend Friday night in Jinja at Source of the smile, on our way to Sipi Falls, after getting good reviews from Sebastian and Hege. It’s an excellent hide-away spot if you’d like a city break. Source of the smile is owned by a couple from Uganda and Iceland. They welcomed us with a ...