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  • Meet Morris Meet Morris. Morris is a 16 year-old guy from a small town called Bondo on the main road from Arua to Kampala. He traveled the 22 kilometres by bike to drop Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Mar 27, 2014
  • Tracking Chimpanzees in Kibale National Park, UgandaChimpanzees, our nearest primate relatives have been a fascination for most of us. These amazing creatures were studied by Jane Goodall in the 60's at the insistence of Louis Leakey, who had unearthed the first hominid fossils, Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Mar 5, 2014
  • A little trip to the airstripAs I have said before, there is never a dull moment living in Africa, excitement seems to come at you from all angles to bite you in the bum. However, sometimes I miss the variety of entertainment available in somewhere Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Feb 18, 2014
  • African Nights[center][/center]I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the Lord was watching over me. It’s 3am and still a sultry 24 degrees. The stars look incredible out there as the Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jan 20, 2014
  • I knew I was back in Africa when...I knew I was back in Africa when I was in the shower washing my curly locks and looking down, saw that the water draining away was reddy-brown from the dust that must have been accumulating… The last 2 nights, however, Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Dec 1, 2013
  • Van Kigoma naar KampalaVanaf Kigoma aan Lake Tanganyika was het plan om eerst een stuk naar het noordoosten te rijden en dan linksaf te slaan naar Ruanda. Maar we hoorden dat je ook van Kigoma naar het noorden kon, naar Burundi, waar je Posted by Jan-en-Anneke in Van Kaapstad naar Caïro en verder | Sep 9, 2013
  • When Misery came to the house...I can’t exactly say my heart leapt when I saw her… six foot tall and thin, deep voice, big hands, and either the worst luck I’ve known, or a wild imagination for spinning stories- it was Candiru, a lady who Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jul 14, 2013
  • Taking the fun out of 'fundraising'The dread had set in weeks before when we received a very formal invitation from one of our favourite Lugbara friends and boda-boda (motorbike taxi) man, Peter. Being hand-delivered to our house at 7am on a Saturday morning, it had Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jun 29, 2013
  • Spelke Travels Update #3 (March & April)I know it has been awhile since you’ve seen an update and I’m sure you’ve been dying to read my long email of our condensed Spelke adventures. I apologize for the delay but once we hit Europe in April, life Posted by cspelke in Spelke Travels | May 26, 2013
  • Magic, Malaria and DeathWe have been very grateful to God that Amelie is better after 2 bouts of malaria in the last couple of months. One of my biggest fears of being out in the middle of Africa are the very real dangers Posted by africraigs in africraigs | May 2, 2013
  • Beautiful Lake BunyonyiIt was cold and wet when I woke this morning. Kabale is approximately 2000m above sea level and it felt as though the town had been completely encircled by clouds, cold damp air just seemed to have permeated everything. Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | Apr 11, 2013
  • When things go bump in the night!I was up and waiting by the side of the road at 5:30am. John had wanted to get an early start and that was the time we had agreed to meet. Now I’m not sure if you are aware of Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | Mar 23, 2013
  • Boat Safari BlissI was up at dawn this morning and after a quick rinse from a bucket of cold water, I was out on the road. There was a taxi waiting on the edge of town but the driver wanted five times Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | Mar 23, 2013
  • Happy Mother's Day!This weekend marked the celebrations of International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day and it made me want to dedicate this wee post to all of the hard working, inspiring, exhausted, self- sacrificing, beautiful mamas out there… In the local Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Mar 10, 2013
  • Jinja, UgandaWe went to Jinja for our last few days in Uganda to raft the Nile and to relax with our new friends that we met volunteering. We rafted a total of 8 big rapids, and managed to stay in the Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Jan 22, 2013
  • Ruhanga, UgandaWe volunteered for a week in a small community program started and run by one of the local village members. In six years with the help of other volunteers, Denis has built a community school, a fresh water source Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Jan 20, 2013
  • Kampala, UgandaWe spent a few days around Kampala acclimatizing to Uganda. It was complete mayhem downtown with every street packed with vendors and people going every which way. It only took a few minutes to realize that the Posted by Robin-and-Kevin in Adventures of Kevin and Robin | Jan 20, 2013
  • A new year, a new language, more confusionLearning a new language and culture is like discovering a new world, opening your eyes and mind to completely amazing and strange ideas, some shocking, some fascinating, most unexpected. Since the beginning of the new year, we have a new teacher, Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jan 16, 2013
  • 5 Things I wish we'd known about holidaying in Africa...==They say that good things often come in threes...== and this week has brought a new house, a new cat and a new dog… however, it isn’t all good: the lively puppy has fleas and the cat is heavily pregnant & Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Dec 23, 2012
  • Sipi Falls, Uganda One of the 3 waterfalls in Sipi Cabin patio Chameleon! [img=htt Posted by goodbyespaceman in Farewell Spaceman | Dec 6, 2012
  • Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda and Gorillas! Vie of Lake Bunyonyi The geodome we stayed at in at the Lake [ Posted by goodbyespaceman in Farewell Spaceman | Dec 1, 2012
  • Running togetherAs a night person, it is not natural for me to be getting up at 6:15 for a morning run, but in Africa, this is probably the best time be out. The sun isn't too hot and there are less Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Nov 14, 2012
  • Africa Part 4Apologies in advance for the excessive numbers of primate photos - but they are our closest relatives so deserve special attention :) Apparently we share 98.7-99% (jury is out) of our genetic code with chimps and 98.4% with gorillas. Posted by zburgman in Around the world in 79 days | Nov 8, 2012
  • The bright side of life...==Sociology== One of the more surprising aspects of my ‘outreach’ schedule is tutoring a 16- year- old English missionary kid for his English and Sociology GCSEs. Today, in Sociology, we were talking about 'life courses' and significant events that impac Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Oct 25, 2012
  • Rain!Our prayers were answered... ! [img=htt Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Aug 23, 2012
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