- Day One in Uganda!!!Wow. I cannot believe I just spent one whole day in Kampala, Uganda. It was absolutely amazing! After a long trek across the pond to Amsterdam and another long flight further south, we finally made it to Uganda. We spent Posted by NickValdivia18 in Student Teaching in Uganda | Jan 29, 2015
- Elephants, monkeys, tarmac and dustThe nice side effect of crossing half the country to the sites of our field trip was, that we also passed through Murchison falls national park where the streets were flanked by wildlife.
[img=https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RsLPO6GGIh8/VMCIb5VZNII/ Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 28, 2015
- Out in the field in NebbiLast week I went onto my first trip to rural Uganda, specifically to Nebbi province in the West Nile region close to the border with Congo (DRC).
Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 26, 2015
- Uganda in Zahlen
* >50% der Bevölkerung in Uganda ist 15 Jahre alt oder jünger.
* 58% der Haushalte brauchen mehr als 30 Minuten, um Wasser zu holen. Einer in sieben Haushalten hat Elektrizität.
* Weniger als 1% der Frauen und 2% der Männer besitzen Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 26, 2015
- Four religions and a lakeAm Sonntag vor zwei Wochen, hat uns unser Fahrer Paul für ein paar Stunden durch Kampala gefahren. Gegründet als Stadt etwa 1890 an der Stelle, wo auch die Buganda, das herrschende Königreich in diesem Teil des Landes, ihren Sitz hatten.
Nachdem Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 23, 2015
- Fish Naked, It TicklesMy cheap-o walking shoes from Decathalon that I have been wearing almost everyday while in Arua, are coming to the end of their lifespan. (I’m sort of glad as I haven’t ever really liked them.)
Clothes- shopping in town is Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jan 23, 2015
- Visitors welcome
Falls Ihr Euch gefragt haben solltet, ob man mich hier auch besuchen kommen kann und ich Euch als Grund nicht reiche ;- Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 19, 2015
- CHAI UgandaThe Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and other diseas Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 19, 2015
- Zwischen Sonnenschein und StacheldrahtZwei Wochen in Kampala liegen jetzt hinter mir und mit dem Einstellen der ersten Routine, den ersten erfolgreichen eigenen Erkundungen in der neuen Stadt und einem sich mit ugandischen Nummern füllenden Telefonbuch, merke ich, dass ich angekommen bin.
Da Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jan 18, 2015
- ''Christmas Time... Sugar, soap and a whine...''I’m ranting, I mean, writing this in a seeming lull of knocks at our gate… It’s Christmas Eve and our third Christmas time in Arua, and the differences between here and the UK still seem as stark as ever…
1. I’ll Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Dec 24, 2014
- LAWell a long flight but we all got a decent amount of sleep. It was quite strange walking around Brisbane saying that as of 1 hour ago we will be in LA, all due to crossing the date line. Nice Posted by judges29 in USA & Canada | Dec 6, 2014
- Cling To Life
Hold on for dear life, it’s a term that can mean a great many things. Sometimes it means just keep trucking, things will get better. At other times, as you actually grasp the roof of a Posted by 19jenny79 in A Long Road | Nov 7, 2014
- Cross the river in a crowd & the crocodile won't eat you...==‘It was the best of times and the worst of times...’== … okay, slight exaggeration, but to help distract from a recent bout of homesickness I had planned a little afternoon tea-party for my birthday. We’d been busy making our Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Oct 31, 2014
- Bananas for GorillasSeeing the gorillas was AMAZING. Probably one of the highlights of my life.
We headed out from camp at 5.30am, still dark and still half asleep we piled into two awaiting vans, little did we know these would be our Posted by kayles in The Orsum Adventures | Oct 26, 2014
- Monkey businessThe new group is ace. I was concerned that after my last awesome group that my luck would be out. I was wrong, within 2 days we are all socialising together, we have in jokes, similar music tastes and there Posted by kayles in The Orsum Adventures | Oct 25, 2014
- Uganda: 52 years free of colonial rule
Awadifo Uhurusi! Uganda has just turned 52 years old which makes her 10 years younger than either of my par Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Oct 22, 2014
- Forget the cupcakes...===Forget cupcakes, bunting and musical bumps===… replace with hired pews, speeches, and a mountain of thick brown millet, and you have a local 1st birthday bash.
Lilian has helped us in various ways [i](from watching the kids, to having Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Sep 20, 2014
- Uganda[center]Turkish Airlines managed to seat us about 12 rows apart (Rose said it was her best flight to date) then it was off to Entebbe, Uganda via a brief stopover in Kigali, Rwanda.
[img=http Posted by Peter and Rose in Peter and Rose's Travels | Sep 13, 2014
- Shoulders hunched, head lolling, eyes averted...They say that our body language (facial expressions, gestures and postures) accounts for 55% of how we communicate our feelings to one another. It’s incredible that in this case, what we actually say accounts for only 7% of how we Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Sep 10, 2014
- The Journey is the Destination
Living in the now, it’s a cliché, hell it’s a cliché world we live in. It’s also a world where happiness is always an object over the horizon. It strikes me as slightly farcical that we Posted by 19jenny79 in A Long Road | Sep 4, 2014
- Try the TransportAs a white person in East Africa, I have some remarks on the way public transport works here. Of course, back home buses go on schedule every ten minutes, we have no traffic jam and even if you don´t know Posted by Freedomlane in East Africa | Aug 21, 2014
- Week 2: Work hard, play harder
==Saturday and Sunday==
I went to Jinja to meet my friend Chris from NZ who I will be spending the rest of my time here with :-) VERY excited to see another muzungu and the source of the rive Posted by liz.parker2014 in Volunteering with AFFCAD Uganda | Aug 1, 2014
- Week 1 Bwaise slumsMonday 14th July Entebbe Airport
After walking right past the sign that said Liz Parker AFFCAD, having a 30 second panic, turning around and being totally relieved to see the sign, my adventure began...
The AFFCAD boys picked me up from the Posted by liz.parker2014 in Volunteering with AFFCAD Uganda | Jul 18, 2014
- The Spirit of DeathIt has been a strange time in Arua these past couple of weeks. In fact, so many people are dying here that the local Anglican Diocese have been praying against the “Spirit of Death”, whatever that might mean… It seems Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jun 30, 2014
- Week 1After 30hrs of travel including sleeping in a buffet, sleeping on the airport carpet, a delayed flight and a massive queue for the visa.. We made it to Uganda!! There was no rest in Entebbe though, after withdrawing some money Posted by krztraveller in Jenny's Uganda trip | Jun 15, 2014