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We've Come a Long Way!

As part of the preparation to do the Rwenzori climb, my friends and I have done several long walks once every two weeks since the end of January 2015. 995 more words


Seven Hills for a Footstool: Discover Kampala

Just a few kilometers away from Lake Victoria, and sprawled across seven hills, is the capital of Uganda – Kampala.

The unique feel of this cosmopolitan city is a major reflection of harmonized co-existence of both modern and ancient civilization; the national museum is located on the highest hill, while one of the world’s Bahai temples of worship stands not too far. 508 more words


How Charity Does - or Doesn't - Work in Africa

 I feel shattered after a 5am start and seven hours’ travel. A smooth flight from Nairobi to Entebbe, then a slooow drive through crawling traffic for about one and a half hours through the sprawling outskirts of Kampala, much greener than drought-stricken Kenya. 680 more words


Papyrus Guesthouse in Entebbe

Max, part of the management team of the new Papyrus Guesthouse in Entebbe, writes:

Papyrus Guesthouse is located conveniently close to Uganda’s International
Airport in a green and quiet area of Entebbe, nearby the State House. 174 more words


Uganda Retrospective: Entebbe Chimps 

Our day in Entebbe last week incorporated a visit to UWEC a zoo with a purpose and one of the highlights was seeing Chimpanzees. Although technically in a Zoo, these animals isolated on an island and were as wild as you could get in Entebbe. 25 more words


Arrival in Uganda - The Video

Arriving in Uganda, driving through Entebbe/Kampala to reach the hospital, and walking through the stunning scenery. Much better with the music – make sure your speakers are on! 28 more words

Road Travel

"We're goin' to the Zoo Zoo Zoo"

Why would you go to a zoo in the middle of Africa? Seems a bit strange! Nevertheless that is exactly what we’ve done this morning. … 197 more words