Graceful Gold for the Pearl of Africa

FARMER’S SON BRINGS HOME THE BACON AS UGANDA CELEBRATES OLYMPIC GOLD! Volcanoes Safaris are delighted to join in the celebrations and congratulations to Uganda’s very own Marathon Man Stephen Kiprotich on his stunning gold medal in the Olympic Marathon in London. Kiprotich, 23, a farmers’ son from the Kapchorwa District close to the Kenyan border, […]

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Roz Carr Orphanage reopens with Dance!

Roz Carr’s Imbazi Orphanage continues to give back to the Community, with the new Intore Dance Troupe! “I can only surmise that God didn’t feel I was ready to have children until I was 82 years old. Then he sent me forty all at once.” –Rosamond Carr (excerpt from her memoir Land of a Thousand Hills: […]

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Festival of Games on First Birthday!

Whenever someone on the VSPT staff has a birthday we declare it official Games Day! A declaration of Games Day means we stop work and spend the day playing volleyball, basketball, horseshoes and frisbee. We also prepare a big lunch that includes the rare treat of beef and sodas. For some of my staff Games […]

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Regal Theme Continues With Japanese Visit

Following the celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, another royal event makes the news! Uganda indeed welcomes His Imperial Highness Prince and Her Imperial Highness Princess Akishino of Japan to the Pearl of Africa. This will mark the first time the Prince has visited the African continent and it is fitting that Uganda be […]

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Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee is something that comes naturally to many people around the Commonwealth country of Uganda as over the years they have developed a strong relationship with the Queen, who has visited the country more than once! Her first visit to the Pearl of Africa came in 1954 as she toured the […]

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