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A Trip to Jinja and Masindi, Uganda

This in not an official U.S. Department of State (DOS) blog and the views and information presented are my own and do not represent the Fulbright Program or the DOS. 984 more words


Tokyo, Japan (July 2014)

A FedEx truck passes the causeway of the Yasukuni Jinja. Globalization has entered the center of Japanese nationalism.

“We do not want to flip.”

Last Thursday, my roommate L, her visiting childhood friend, and I took the night bus down to Kampala. Upon arrival to the capital, we chowed down some chocolate croissants and coffee, my colleague joined us and we all squeezed into a “matatu” (mini-van taxi) and headed to Jinja. 356 more words

East Africa Diary - Chimpanzees and Jinja

I went on holiday to East Africa for five weeks and read a stack of books. This is my travel diary/book report. The first three days of our tour were spent travelling from Entebbe to the Ugandan/Kenyan border. 1,455 more words


White Water Rafting: A Lesson in "How Not to Die"

“Don’t die, don’t die, don’t die, don’t die. There’s a fish, there’s a rock, who cares, don’t die — I just wanna live, and keep on swimming and breathe and live — because living is good, and dying, not as good.” 347 more words


Just Imagine

I stopped, as not to bother the magnificent black and white creature flit and flutter along the football pitch. Somersaulting down, cruising back into the breeze, it sprang and sprung about its day. 113 more words