The road back to Juba December 23rd 2009 A week later I was back in Kampala, the truck, trailer and Hilux all sorted out, the purchasing had been done, all things from tyres to oil, pumps to fridges. So it was time to wait, the much promised paperwork from the URA (Ugandan Revenue Authority), which was due Friday then Saturday, then it rolled on to Monday, then Tuesday.... well this is Africa, never take for writ what is promised
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Africa » Uganda » Northern Region 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
13+ years in Africa and 5 years in Russia and the CIS, most of the time in the wildest places, still going with the mission to find the undrinkable red wine and looking forward to new adventures...
After surviving Sudan and then a bit of time in civilization, Tanzania is where we have been for the first year of parenthood, having not done things by halves, it has not been easy, there have been many changes and trials along the way... one of which has been neglecting the blog in the blizzard of parenthood and work. Time for that to change!... full info