Tag Archives: Special Events

Evening with Jane Goodall
November 28, 2012

An Evening with Jane Goodall,…

Dr Jane Goodall, world renowned expert on chimpanzees, UN Messenger of Peave and Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute is delivering a talk at the Royal Institution on Monday 3rd December hosted by Steppes Travel. Jane Goodall is an alumnus of Cambridge University and is recognised as an authority on chimpanzees as a result of…

50th Independence
October 9, 2012

Uganda’s 50th Independence Day

Today marks an important celebration in the history of Uganda as it’s not only Independence Day but a golden jubilee year of 50 years since their independence. Uganda has come a long way in the last 50 years and there has been a lot to celebrate. Lonely Planet this year named Uganda the top destination…

15th Birthday Party
September 21, 2012

Volcanoes’ 15th Birthday Party!

Volcanoes Safaris celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style at an event in Kampala on 7th September. It also marked its work as pioneers in great ape tourism and as a leader in the safari and adventure travel world. Vanessa Townsend, Sales and Marketing Manager for Volcanoes, described it not only as a celebration of Volcanoes…

Olympic Gold
August 13, 2012

Graceful Gold for the Pearl…

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,…

Ros Carr Orphanage Re-Opens
July 12, 2012

Roz Carr Orphanage reopens with…

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:…

Festival of Games
July 10, 2012

Festival of Games on First…

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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