MTN Cycling Durmitor, Montenegro

This is a quick post about how I went cycling Durmitor National Park area. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Let me point […]

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Murchison Falls Safari, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited the Murchison Falls National Park, in Uganda, for a self drive safari. I provide details that include maps, costs and links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided safari adventure without a shoestring. I knew very little about Murchison Falls National Park but […]

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Punishment Island (Akampene), Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited Punishment Island (Akampene), Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided cultural adventure on a shoestring. Once at Lake Bunyonyi, we used Itambira Island as […]

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Lake Mburo National Park Safari, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited the Lake Mburo National Park, in Uganda, for a self drive safari. I provide details that include maps, costs and links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided safari adventure on a steep budget. It started at the Hyena Hill Lodge (our 2-night […]

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Nyero Rock Paintings, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited the Nyero Rock Paintings in Uganda. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided cultural adventure on a shoestring. Visit Maps & Facts to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Nepal

On short notice I decided to visit Nepal to promote my new Trekking Nepal app and while in-country I figured a short trek was called for. So, for this adventure I decided to do the 7 day Annapurna Base Camp Trek (also called the Sanctuary Trek). Why 7 days you ask? So many new roads […]

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Source of the Nile Ride, Jinja, Uganda

This is a quick post about my random adventures related to the Source of the Nile here in Uganda. It all started when I got a WhatsApp message from Bike Shop Uganda.’  The message concerned an outdoor event by Activate Uganda called ‘Source of the Nile Trail Run and MTB Challenge. Let me point out […]

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Bushbaby Duathlon In Mukono, Uganda

This outing is the Bushbaby duathlon in Mukono, near Kampala. Let’s be honest, when Thies (Bike Shop Uganda) told me that a duathlon was happening the following day and that I could hitch a ride to the event with Francis (reddirtuganda.com) I said “sure”, without actually knowing what I was volunteering for. Once home I […]

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MCU Mountain Bike Kampala, Uganda

For this adventure I decided to try one of the bi-weekly Mountain Club of Uganda cycling half-day outings from Kampala, the capital city. First let me warn you that it sounded very simple but logic should have warned me that a city renowned for its hills can’t possibly have easy bike rides. Second, when a […]

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Caving In My Front Yard, Croatia

For years I’ve heard stories about the old mines in Istria, Croatia and especially the one in the front yard of our summer house. So when I found a volunteer crazy enough to explore the uncharted depths I couldn’t resist attaching a harness to her and setting out on a mini-adventure (caving in my front […]

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