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
A wild animal in its natural habitat is a mesmerizing experience. I abhor zoos. Sea World be damned. When we decided to move to Uganda, I knew that I had to go see the gorillas before it’s too late. There are only about 700 mountain gorillas left in the world. Three hundred and twenty of … More Trek of a Lifetime
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
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!