The giraffes came very close to our safari vehicle. Some other muzungus scared them off or they would have walked right past us! These giraffes were only recently introduced to the park to try to increase tourism.
Boats, Goats and PlumpyNut July 19th 2016 It’s been over 10 days since we left Rugazi and returned to Mbarara to work in the hospital.
Saying goodbye to our friends in Rugazi was hard. Everyone teared up at least a little bit. Two hours in the public taxi later, we arrived back in Mbarara. Our homes were waiting for us in what is known as the Expat Village. We scrambled to get supplies and stay organized because we had a weekend trip ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region » Mbarara 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