Kampala has several modes of transportation if you don’t have a car here, which we don’t. You’ve already been introduced to Richard the Driver in A Trip to the Source of the Nile; we used him quiet a bit when I first arrived. He is reliable and safe. However, Richard the Driver is kind of expensive … More The Places We Will Go
After a month in Kampala, I have to say, I’ve settled in nicely, and will be sad to say goodbye to this unique city and its people. The spring rains have begun, and as I listen to the steady beat of the rain coming down outside washing away the rich, red dust that coats everything … More Making a Home in Kampala
My plan this week was to write about what it’s like to live in Kampala day by day. I wanted to share our experiences finding a home, navigating the city, interacting with locals, etc. But sometimes plans change. Sometimes plans change drastically. Our experience in Kampala is not at all what we had planned. Jay’s … More When Plans Fail, New Doors Open
Living in Kampala is amazing. The sounds, the smells, how incredibly slow life moves in the city (the bodas are the only fast thing in Uganda) still enthralls me in that it is so completely different than my Colorado life of happy hours in the evenings, running through perfectly manicured parks, and skiing and hiking … More A Trip to the Source of Nile
Four flights, three epic layovers, one taxi ride and 48 hours later, I have arrived in my new home: Kampala, Uganda. More specifically, Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda, but I’ll get into that in a later post. We were able to book all of my flights using miles. Translation: miles = a lot more miles are traveled … More Tips for Traveling Halfway Around the World
Jay: Want to move to Africa? Me: Heck yeah. OK, so there was a little more discussion involved in the process, but as you may have guessed already, Jay and I are moving to Kampala, Uganda for six months. Eek! Yeah, that’s happening. Why are we embarking on what I’m sure some think is a … More I’m Moving Where? Uganda be Kidding Me!