Uganda August 4th 2008 We rafted the Nile, it was awesome!! Too bad we didn't have a water proof camera with us to show you what the rapids were like instead we bought the DVD.
They say that the rapids on the Nile are probably some of the best grade 5 rapids in the world. The water was warm, so it didn't matter if we fell out (which Kathie did on the rapid they call "Silverback" - a giant wall of water) and the water ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Eastern Region » Jinja 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
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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