May Travel Trivia

Uganda Gorilla 

1. This nation was once called the "Pearl of Africa" by Winston Churchill 

2. Where would you be if you enjoyed a dish known as "Matoke" (also spelled "Matooke")?

3. The Grey Crowned Crane is the national bird of what country?  



 

Rover, the guide dogI've fetched the answers for you below...

 


Q: This nation was called the "Pearl of Africa" by Winston Churchill 

A: Uganda holds the prestigious title of the "Pearl of Africa". Famously, Winston Churchill made this claim in his book "My African Journey" published in 1908. However Henry Morton Stanley is also reputed to have used the phrase during his travels through Africa in the 1870s


Q: Where would you be if you enjoyed a dish known as "Matoke" (also spelled "Matooke")?

A: In Uganda, this is a very common household meal. Matoke are a unique banana variety, picked green and then cooked and mashed, often incorporated with vegetables or ground peanuts. Read the Uganda Destination Guide »

 
Q: The Grey Crowned Crane is the national bird of what country?   

A: This elegant looking crane is Uganda's national bird, and also the symbol on Uganda's flag. A very popular find for birding enthusiasts! Visit Uganda »

Gold Crowned Crane Uganda

 

Want more trivia? See our last edition.  

Tours & Operators on Stride Awarded and Featured by:

  • National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure
  • Outside, The New York Times
×
×
Sign in to Save Trips
Welcome back! We're so happy to see you. ? Forgot Password?
Don't have an account? Join
  • Bookmark trips you like
  • Share with your travel companions
  • Track price changes
  • Access private discounts on trips you save
×
Sign in to see your results

TripFinder is a member-only feature. Don’t worry, it’s free!

With a membership you:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
×
Activate your free Stride membership

Just use the email address and password provided in the email we sent.

? Forgot Password?

With your free membership you:

  • Save up to $700 per person!*
  • Access private deals and offers
  • See personalized trip recommendations
  • Save favorite trips
*See Member Savings Program details
×
To Follow, sign in or sign up (it's free) ? Forgot Password?
Don't have an account? Join
member benefits
First name is required!
Last name is required!
First name is not valid!
Last name is not valid!
This is not an email address!
Email address is required!
This email is already registered!
Please enter valid email address
Password is required!
Enter a valid password!
Please enter 6 or more characters!
Please enter 16 or less characters!
Passwords are not the same!
Terms and Conditions are required!
Email or Password is wrong!
Please select the captcha checkbox!
Please select the valid captcha!
Something went wrong! Try again later!