Chimp Island February 12th 2006 Chimp Island 2-12-06
We woke early to leave by 7:30 for the Embassy boat to take us to Chimp Island. After a 45 minute drive we arrived at the boat landing and were joined up with two other embassy people plus two US based State Dept people, one of whom was the top person for assorted ecology related projects in Africa.
Due to a stupidly designed hydroelectric dam where the White Nile ... 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
We live in a small community in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Marie, my wife, and I have traveled extensively in India, Asia, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand; plus a few European and Middle Eastern countries.
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