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Look who came to Uganda...

After 2 ½ years of living in Africa, it was time to show Mum and Dad why I am still here! Of course coming to Africa you have to go on a safari, so we headed north to Uganda’s biggest National Park, Murchison Falls.  263 more words

S is for 神社

is for jinja, or the Japanese word for shrine. Kyoto has literally hundreds of shrines within the city limits, but today I want to talk about one of the most famous (and voted #1 attraction in all of Japan last year): Fushimi Inari Shrine. 235 more words


Azalea Festival at Nezu Shrine | 根津神社のつつじ祭り

The cherry blossoms did not last long this year as of every year; our expectations never fulfilled with our nation flower which is of their nature – sudden bloom and quickly feather away. 113 more words


Uganda Retrospective: Nile Cruise

Whilst in Jinja on our recent trip to Uganda we were able to experience the River Nile in two very different ways. We spent one day… 141 more words


Cheers to Growth, Cheers To Life

Wow.. It’s 2015 and I just realised my first post was in July 2012.. I’m enjoying this journey so far.. there’s still a lot to learn and a lot more to share.. 327 more words

Ugandan Road Trip Day Five and Six – Rhino’s and Shoebills!

After a lovely breakfast it was pack-up, leave Jinja and head east back to skirt round the outside of Kampala and head north east through the countryside of Uganda. 568 more words

A long weekend in Jinja 

Spending 4 days in Jinja at the YWAM base was both refreshing and exhausting. In the past year I have realized how much of an introvert I am. 617 more words