You awake to birdsong and monkey chatter. Laughter fills the cool mountain air as local children play hoop-and-pole games. The smell of wood smoke mixes with the sweet, clean scent of grass and fresh rain, even when the day has been bone-dry. Nothing compares to sleeping under the rhythmic drumming of African rain. It is felt, rather than heard, and it can lull even the most restless mind into a hypnotic slumber.
A safari-goers paradise, Uganda offers all sorts of surprises… Each year during the rainy season, grasshoppers fill Uganda’s night skies. Known locally as nsenene, these harmless-looking creatures can devastate crops, eating into farmers’ profits and reducing an already lackluster food supply.