The “Pearl of Africa”

Once called the “Pearl of Africa” by Winston Churchill, Uganda is a country of great contrast. Even though we only spent four days there, during our extremely quick visit we

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Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in deep south-western Uganda is home to about half the world’s current population of 700 critically endangered Mountain Gorillas (of Gorillas in the Mist fame).

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Alphabet soup.

I’ve come to pass most of my mornings at the Kope Café, a Western-style coffee house run by the family of Jolly from HEALS. With the café’s proceeds going to

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Pre-travel nerves

Clip cik knaw… sounds of someone bitting their nails. Lucky for me my nails are intact as I feel prepared with a MEC mosquito net, 7 bruises in my arms

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A New Year.

It was a year ago that I left Morocco during the frantic build-up to the Eid – one of the most important celebrations on the Muslim calendar – and ferried

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The poorest man in Uganda.

Having finally made it back to my feet, I’m on the first bus out of Kampala, desperate for a change of pace. Sitting at the “Source of the Nile,” Jinja

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The Days of our Lives

Okay, dramatic title, but I just mean to describe a day in my life in Mbale, Uganda… 5am – wake up because dogs are howling, realize it is only 5am,

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Memories of home

Just wanted to post you to show how I am keeping home in my heart while I am here!

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Work and… Would you like carbs with that?

Happy first of Feb! Last night, we finished rough drafts of our proposal to study food aid and its elimination in three districts of Eastern Uganda, our draft survey, and

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Neue Webseite!

Hey!Da ich ja jetzt mein eigenes Internet habe, hab ich mir ne eigene Seite aufgebaut und sie ist jetzt unter http://www.chrisandtheworld.de.tf/ zu erreichen. Ich hoffe ihr schaut ab jetzt dort

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