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"You are most welcome."

After a day of travel we arrived in Uganda and were warmly greeted at Entebbe airport by the Peace Corps staff. They spent months setting up our placements, weeks preparing for our arrival, and have been doing a great job of orienting us to Ugandan culture, institutions, and daily life. 77 more words


We finally went on a trip.... all the way to Central Africa. (This is a story about diarrhea and gorillas.)

I’ve wanted to see a gorilla ever since I can remember. In all honesty I cannot actually remember how long I’ve wanted it, as I think it was before I ever even knew that gorillas existed. 19,926 more words


British Airways to end service to Almaty and Entebbe

British Airways (London) is dropping two long-haul routes from its London Heathrow hub. The flag carrier will drop service to Almaty (Kazakhstan) on October 11 and Entebbe (Uganda) on October 2 (both dates are for LHR departures) per Airline Route. 30 more words


British Airways to suspend London Heathrow - Entebbe (Uganda) route from 2 October 2015

British Airways has announced it is to suspend its four times weekly flight from London Heathrow to Entebbe in Uganda from 2 October 2015.

The last flight (BA63) will depart from London Heathrow to Entebbe on 2 October 2015. 219 more words


Entebbe International Airport


Entebbe, Uganda


Runway Length: 3658m

Flights at 1200

Arrival: none

Departure: none

Hub for Air Uganda, Eagle Air 11 more words


"You know African politics, it's like war"

By this point we had only been in the country for about 3 hours. ¬†Three simultaneous flight arrivals ¬†plus a “shipment” of South Korean UN troops proved to be too much for the immigration personnel at Entebbe International Airport. 646 more words

Travel Diary

Day 26-36: Uganda

Day 26-27: Precious Souls

Clay houses, banana trees, bumpy roads, my heart at ease.

Free reigning livestock, long braided dreads, women with baskets balanced perfectly upon their heads. 2,243 more words