There are many, many mad people here. February 24th 2008 I’ve come to the end here in Kabale - an end-of-the-line town just a few miles from the Rwandan border - and just minutes after arriving on the Post Bus from Mbarara, I’m desperate to get to Kigali. Maybe the low, brooding skies have cast this town in unflattering shades of gray; maybe I’m cranky and have a stomach ache and ought to know better about first impressions. But after a quick walk ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Kabale 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
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UPDATE, 22 January 2010: For those of you - both of you? - who have been following this blog off and on (mostly off) for the past few years, it's time to officially put it on a permanent hiatus. As much as I love these nutty little essays about my time on the road, they're just a bit too time-consuming to keep up with, given the demands of my freelance work. So for now, my dear TravelBlog, it's time to say adieu, though ... full info