Here we go…this stop is for our more adventurous travelers. We’re in Jinja, the headwaters of the Nile River. For centuries, explorers trekked through the heart of Africa in search of the source of the Nile River. One of the most notorious in the 1800’s was the Scottish explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone (“…I presume!”
The water here can be wild. One of the most revered rivers for whitewater kayaking, you find incredible waves formed on the upper section of the Nile where the water is warm and the flows consistent. A number of top Ugandan kayakers have paddled their way out of a life of subsistence by learning to navigate and compete in these waves. See if you can do some squats while you watch this Red Bull video on Sadat Kawawa, one of the world’s top kayakers. Then get outside and track some miles. Let us know what you did on this stop to earn some burn. Keep up your amazing effort!