My Last Saturday January 20th 2007 Faith and I went shopping in Kampala today...we took public transportation - a taxi. While taking a taxi is not something I've done very often at home, it is very much a way of life for the locals. Taxis are like mini vans which hold approximately 20 people - I was grateful that we got to sit in the front. So, after about an 45 minutes of stopping every couple of blocks, we finally made it to K ... 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
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I love traveling; I hate flying...how does one reconcile this so they can see the world? My solution is sleep deprivation before the flight and either a good stiff drink or a hearty sleeping pill once on the plane...if you have better suggestions, please let me know! December 23, 2006 marks the beginning of the trip of a lifetime (see blog entitled, "The First One" for more details...), so stay tuned for more in the days and weeks to co... full info