- We'll Pay For ThatWhen we arrived at the airport in Entebbe on Thursday we really had no idea what we were in store for. How long the commutes could be, how wonderful the lodge would be, how much we would actually love sleeping Posted by ellie nicole in Missing Link in the Mist | Jan 25, 2016
- Bush WhackingI am not sure how you can really ever top seeing the gorillas for the first time. It was an intense experience and realizing how special it is to have been able to get that close to them is still Posted by ellie nicole in Missing Link in the Mist | Jan 25, 2016
- SpottedThe jungle is a special place. I didn't always think so; when I was 14 with my parents in Iquitos (Peru), sleeping under a bug net and having sheets damp from the forest mist was met with nothing short of Posted by ellie nicole in Missing Link in the Mist | Jan 23, 2016
- Hurry Up...and WaitBonjour!
After a lovely (much needed) sleep and an absolutely perfect breakfast (Fresh pineapple, paper thin crepes with PB&J, eggs over easy and fresh avocado)- Karibu Guest House gets a big win from us.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/457390/ Posted by ellie nicole in Missing Link in the Mist | Jan 21, 2016
- 26 Hours and Counting
We knew that taking off after the busiest weekend of our lives might be a touch stressful. After getting home from our wedding on Monday and scrambling to pack to leave Tuesday morning- was Posted by ellie nicole in Missing Link in the Mist | Jan 20, 2016
- Bwindi Impenetrable; UgandaThis was the third day of my trip meaning it was my last, now because I had taken a lot of my time to get to know the people and community of Uganda I decided that I would take the Posted by anicolson20 in Adventure of a lifetime | Dec 1, 2015
- Religion and Education; UgandaI got up early on a Sunday morning as it marked my second day in Uganda. I decided to visit the church that I had walked past yesterday within the village, this was called the Rubaga cathedral, The church had Posted by anicolson20 in Adventure of a lifetime | Dec 1, 2015
- Lifestyle of the Local; UgandaAs I entered Uganda I was beyond shocked by the whole essence of the country, just by comparing the whole lifestyle to the one back “home” gives you a sense of how dynamic this world is. My first stop was Posted by anicolson20 in Adventure of a lifetime | Nov 29, 2015
- Week 19: Kampala, Uganda/Dubai/Saudi ArabiaWeek 19: Kampala, Uganda/Dubai/Saudi Arabia
Friday 21st-Thursday 27th November
Fri 21 Kampala
Quiet day, washing (looking forward to an automatic machine in Saudi I hope! It's a satisfying job but a big one, even trying to do a little bit each day. Posted by Jaammpacked in Jaampacked intrepid journey | Nov 30, 2015
- Week 18: Uganda: Kabale/KampalaWeek 18: Uganda: Kabale/Kampala
Friday 14th-Thursday 20th November
What a day!
It started out tame enough, woke to roosters crowing, helper sweeping, uncle chatting to someone, sun coming up. Tap tapping on the window? a small white-fronte Posted by Jaammpacked in Jaampacked intrepid journey | Nov 21, 2015
- Week 17: Uganda: Kampala/Queen Elizabeth Nat. Pk/KabaleWeek 17: Uganda: Kampala/Queen Elizabeth Nat. Pk/Kabale
Friday 6th - Thursday 12th Nov
Now ten hours behind NZ apparently.
6ish am Woke to roosters crowing in distance, music playing again, street starting to wake up. Armed guard leaning Posted by Jaammpacked in Jaampacked intrepid journey | Nov 18, 2015
- The Devil's in the DetailsI have spent a lot of my past eight months figuring out how to improve the treatment of children with severe pneumonia in Uganda. One of the biggest gaps we identified relatively early on was the lack of or insufficient Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Aug 31, 2015
- Quiz ShowAfter we had hosted the last time in May, a lot of us were actually not too sad, when we managed to win the pub quiz on Jul 16 and had to host again.
In a very collaborative effort, where nobody Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Aug 2, 2015
- Bound for Manila aboard the USS President ClevelandThe month of June, 1970 really started for me on a runway at Logan International when our plane blew out two tires during takeoff. It ended in a hot, airless Customs building on a dock in Manila, where an Posted by Allerton in Carpe Viewem | Jul 27, 2015
- 'Meat' the wifeIt’s a Saturday and it is a momentous day for Richard. In his words, he is going to buy a wife…!
I have turned up in the car at Richard’s village home to pick up a group of men who Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jun 29, 2015
- Dirty DancingOne of perks of working for CHAI, is that we get two vouchers per week for Kabira Country Club, definitely the best sports facility in Kampala with courses, the on own accords biggest and best equipped gym in East Africa, Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jun 20, 2015
- Gorillas in the Mist
Leveraging the long May 1st weekend, Michelle, Jen, Ashley, Chelsea, Valerie and I set out on one of the most exciting adventures, Uganda has to Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | May 24, 2015
- Who wants to be a ...
Every town needs an Irish pub and Kampala Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | May 14, 2015
- Let’s focus on retaining healthcare professionalsOne of the leading Ugandan newspapers posted a really interesting commentary about the brain drain of healthcare professionals. I found it especially interesting taking into consideration all the articles and discussions about "Ärztemangel" in Germany, as Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 15, 2015
- The Power of Water
Thanks to Margaret’s dad visiting for a few days from the US, we went for a short trip to Uganda’s largest National Park, Murchison Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 12, 2015
- Goodbye Rwentutu, Goodbye UgandaToday is the final day that we are in this beautiful country called Uganda. We leave for home tonight. It is hard to believe that this day has actually arrived. These two months went by so fast and it makes Posted by NickValdivia18 in Student Teaching in Uganda | Apr 3, 2015
- Crowded boats, empty beaches, hippos and spidersAlmost a fifth of Uganda is covered by water in its various forms, from muddy trickles through swamps to glistening equatorial glaciers. However, 75% of this is represented by the Ugandan part of Africa's largest lake: Lake Victoria. I always Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Mar 30, 2015
- Starch, starch, starch…. and street food
A Rolex joint
In addition to all the international restaurants, there is of course local food.
Despite the fact that Uganda is extremely gree Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Mar 29, 2015
- Diarrhea, Malaria, Rafting and Time’s Up
Our ECM team: Sam (US), guide, Simon (Uganda), Pasquale (Uganda), Andrew (deputy country director, Uganda), Irene (Uganda), I, Lorraine (Uganda), g Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Mar 29, 2015
- Two Weeks Left...Wow. I cannot believe there are only two weeks left that we are here in Uganda. The time has gone by so fast. At the beginning and before we left we were told about how fast it goes by but Posted by NickValdivia18 in Student Teaching in Uganda | Mar 22, 2015