Farewell to Kampala October 29th 2010 Yes that time has come when after 10 weeks here in Kampala we have to say our goodbyes and move on. Kath and I are catching a bus to to Nairobi on Monday (only a hellish 12 to 14 hour bus ride!) then flying to Pemba in Mozambique the next day to start our 4 week trip down the coast.
Anyway the 2 highlights of the last few weeks here in Uganda have been:
1- A trip to Jinja for Kath and I st ... 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