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The other end of the Nile

In about 1997 I went on a Nile cruise…sounds luxurious and exotic doesn’t it?, one night we were served pigeon for dinner and the boat company employed a guy with a baseball bat to prevent rats running up the gangplank when we were docked. 176 more words


Before I left, people were telling me, “Go. Fall in love.” I can’t tell you how many people uttered, texted, or wrote those words out to me, and every time, I shook my head. 239 more words



Following our trip to Rwanda, we hopped on a bus in Kigali, spent the bus ride fighting with the man sitting in front of me over the window, and arrived in Kampala, Uganda a quick 13 hours later. 178 more words

Days 18-19: Jinja, Uganda

A windy and rainy night meant another morning of packing up the wet tent, which we have continually improved upon each day.  During breakfast we were greeted again by the warthogs in camp, and also a group of a dozen vervet monkeys.   483 more words


Guthrie Family Update

Happy Thanksgiving weekend to our friends and family.  Our family is so thankful for your many prayers, encouragement, and support as we get closer to moving to Jinja, Uganda.   391 more words

The Journey

All kinds of November

Today was a sunny day – extremely hot for November, if you compare it with Belgium anyway, and I’m rely tired. Every professor is squeezing presentations and papers into our schedules, so it’s become really busy XD And then there is my ISP paper (Independent Study Project) that I need to write and my instructor is amazing, although his English is soooooooooo bad ^^ but he gave me books, I literally got a suitcase with books to go through, Japanese off course ’cause his English is bad (sorry for repeating myself ^^) but yeah =P… 670 more words


Uganda Host Country Day, A Trip to the Source of the Mighty Nile River, Jinja

By Kat Alexander

The Africa Travel Association’s 39th Annual World Congress was held from November 11-16, 2014 in Kampala, Uganda, with attendees hailing from across the African continent, the United States and beyond. 425 more words