Kampala......the first 2 weeks September 2nd 2010 Hey everyone :-)
Well Kath and I safely made it to Kampala, Uganda 2 weeks ago and have been settling into life as volunteers.....not a bad life really!
We're staying at a hotel in an area of Kampala called Mengo, it's pretty close to the city centre....just a quick boda boda (motorbike taxi) ride away. Our friend Jacqui (who has been here since April) has been showing us around and introdu ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala 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'm off again.....back to Africa. This time I'm planning to be away for 5 months or so spending my time on safari in East Africa, volunteering in Uganda and then who knows.
My itinerary at this stage is:
17th July - Fly to Johannesburg
18th July - Fly to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
28th July - Start our safari through Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and finishing in Nairobi, Kenya
17th August - Arrive Nairobi
19th August- Kampala, Uganda
And the rest is ... full info