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Get checked so you won’t be shocked

I was unable to post my #UgblogDay blog on Thursday this week for reasons I will not discuss today. That will be a blog for another day. 710 more words

De hoogte in

Daar waar ik woon is niks gewoon. De geschiedenis van het land leest als een beroerde thriller waarvan het einde altijd onzeker is, en het landschap golft weg zoals de Atlantische Oceaan tegen de Afrikaanse kust beukt. 273 more words

T.I.A - This is Africa - Uganda

Uganda (Jinja, Entebbe, Kalinzu Forest, Queen Elizabeth Park, Kabale, Kisoro), Wednesday 23rd September – Saturday 3rd October 2015


Soft Power Education

Lois, Drew and I spend our first full day in Jinja volunteering with Soft Power – a British registered charity and Ugandan NGO working with communities in Uganda to improve quality of life through education. 2,681 more words

Day 3: DINA in Kisoro, “Along the Batwa Trail”

The Batwa Trail referred herein is not the government project in Mgahinga National Park to preserve the heritage of these indigenous people. But rather it is our excursion to meet the Batwa now living as squatters on the slopes of Mount Muhabura after being evicted from their home, the said Mgahinga National Park Batwa Trail. 608 more words


Day 2: DINA in Kisoro, “Mukyangushu Island”

To many ethnic groups in Uganda, leadership was hereditary. However for the Bafumbira one had to rise above the ranks of being a commoner and earn the crown. 475 more words


Day 1: DINA in Kisoro, "Akababi, The Misfit Island"

The Umuofia had an evil forest, a menacing jungle where everything their beliefs deemed evil or a threat to communal survival was banished to, including twins and… 412 more words


conquering mount sabyinyo

Friday, June 19, 2015 I conquered Mount Sabyinyo. It was one of the most physically challenging things I have ever done – but so incredibly worth it. 1,152 more words