It might not actually be 120 despite what our guide told us, because leopard tortoises only live until 100 according to Google. Either way, it was heavy and was repeatedly kicking me while this picture was taken.
Tourist Life May 23rd 2019 It has been one week since we left Canada, and we are living the tourist life. We started with a couple of days of hanging out in Entebbe and seeing sights like the Botanical Gardens, which houses a variety of fruit trees from all over the world. I was hoping to see a baobab tree from Madagascar, but it turns out that it is much too humid here for these trees to grow. However, the gardens are home ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Entebbe 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
Hello friends! My name is Anne-Sophie Fortier, and I am a Nutrition student at the University of Saskatchewan. I love travelling, and the Queen Elizabeth Scholars Program recently gave me the opportunity to spend the 2019 summer in the Pearl of Africa, Uganda! Apart from sharing in Ugandan locals' daily lives, my co-travellers and I will spend time in hospitals, learning about their healthcare system and the challenges facing healthcare access and delivery, and implementing programs for nutrition and reproductive health education. If you're at all interested in anything that was just mentioned... full info