Seeing gorillas made everything OK February 12th 2009 My first glimpse of mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park made the high prices and the journey to get here so worthwhile.
I’d left Masaka a week earlier by Post Bus, having failed (twice) to see Shoebills. The Post Buses literally carry post and passengers between post offices along a route. Unusually, or so I was told, the bus I was waiting for was over 2 hours late d ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Kabale Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more
I am in my second year as a VSO volunteer in Ethiopia. Last year I worked as a Higher Diploma Leader at Robe Teachers' College; this year I am back in Robe but working in the Cluster Coordinating Unit - supporting teachers in local elementary schools. For more information about VSO, visit www.vso.org.uk.... full info