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Total Solar Eclipse on 3rd November 2013 right over Gulu

A total solar eclipse is one of the most beautiful events of the natural world. It is an extraordinary quirk of geometry that the apparent sizes of the Moon and Sun are nearly equal in our sky and when the Moon passes directly between Earth and the Sun the result is a spectacular piece of

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Visit to Samuel Baker’s Fort at Patiko

The Nile River has attracted explorers, colonial representatives, traders and missionaries to northern Uganda for centuries, providing today’s visitors unique opportunities to explore various forts, historical sites and other points of interest. One of those explorers was Sir Samuel Baker who established a fort at Patiko, 25km north of Gulu (about 45 min drive). Samuel

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