When most people visit Moroto, a small town built along the vast ranges of Mountain Moroto, they can't help but fall in love with it.
It is one of the few places in Africa that offers the best of both worlds: The rich authentic culture of yesterday's Africa and, the pleasures that come with modernity; fancy hotels, cellphones and ATMs and internet cafes. It is difficult to access as it is over 500 kilometers from Kampala, but even more so to leave. Its population is 103,432.
Life on the Moroto streets
As you take a stroll on its spacious streets, most of which feature buildings built in the post-colonial times, your ears will be confronted with a hectic mix of foreign languages.
She is the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees with 55-years’ experience in the study of their social and family interactions. Dr. Jane Goodall is her name and guess what!! She visited Uganda last week to grace the 20th anniversary of Ngamba Island (Thursday 07th/06/2018).
Caption for above picture: Volunteer and staff during integration of the baby chimps in Ngamba forest 1998.
Fast forward, Ngamba is a sensational island in Lake Victoria that is endowed with a secondary forest. It is an inviting fully fledged travel destination that is home to over 48 chimpanzees. They were orphaned from different parts of tropical Africa.
Yearning for an adventure that will renew and rejuvenate your positive energy, why not head out for a hiking encounter that will leave you with tears of joy. Here are some recommendations across Uganda. The one thing they share in common is that they are full of jaw-dropping scenery and gentle gradients. This makes "summiting" them possible even for those who are less physically fit. The experience the offer is perfect for team building and bonding with loved ones. Writes Solomon Oleny