Posted by: vassena | July 9, 2010

Color Art


The group moves from Kampala to Kasese and from Ibanda inside the Rwenzori Mountain National Park. the 31st night the group stay in Nyabitaba Hut.

Posted by: vassena | December 29, 2009

Expedition 2009 – day three – 29th of December 2008

On 29th the group have been working on the preparation of the luggage and of the scientific staff for the expedition, waiting for the “lost laggage” arriving in Entebbe airport.

The group is hosted by the ONG AVSI. L’Umana Dimora is working with AVSI to the organization of an educational congress to be taken in June/July 2009 in Kampala.


Posted by: vassena | December 29, 2008

Expedition 2009 – day Three – 29th of December 2008

All the day spent in Kampala, working at the organisation of the expedition and waiting for the lost luggage coming from Entebbe airport.

Posted by: vassena | December 28, 2008

Expedition 2009 – day two – 28th of December 2008

The group of three researchers arrives in Kampala in the night of the 27th hosted in the NGO AVSI, from 30 years active in Uganda, in particular in medical and educational projects. Unfortunately one luggage did not arrived and some scientific staff will not be usable in field !

Omezzolli with Father Tiboni

Posted by: vassena | December 27, 2008

Expedition 2009 – day one – 27th of December

This is the fourth expedition to the Rwenzori Mountain National Park. The group is composed by myself,  Giorgio Vassena, president of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Alpine Club, and by two volonteers of the Environmental Association L’Umana Dimora, Filippo Bernini and Benedetto Omezzolli. The group start from Milan Malpensa airport to Entebbe. 

Expedition memebrs - Filippo Bernini and BEnedetto Omezzolli


The tasks of the expedition are:

– To check and download the data of the meteorological station installed by the University of Brescia and by the  Italian Alpine Club in the location of Bujuku, in the Rwenzori National Park.

– To check the presence of GPRS signal close to the summit of Mount Stanley, to plan the next location of another meteo station

– To install termometers to check the temperature of the rocks in Mount Stanley (under the scientific supervision of the University of Milan,  Proff. Claudio Smiraglia and Guglielmina Diolaiuti)

– To install a permanent geodetic reference point for crustal measurements by GPS in Mount Stanley

The CAI meteo station in Bujuku