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Uganda

June 14, 2014

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Coming back to Uganda has been a surreal experience. I fell in love with the country and its people after spending four months here in 2012 for my primatology research. In my experience Ugandan’s are generally bubbly, happy and helpful. So far after 2 days in the country this memory has been reaffirmed. The biggest […]

Return to Ngamba Island – Day 94

June 5, 2012

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It was a spontaneous trip and I wasn’t even sure I was going to be able to go, but on Monday I managed to crowbar in a visit to Ngamba Island on Lake Victoria to see the wonderful staff who looked after me so well and the chimps I filmed two years ago. The speedboat […]

Day 2 – Wildlife in Entebbe

March 3, 2012

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“Seventy-two hours!” said the man at the mobile service centre in Entebbe town. “There are many people who have registered a SIM. It should be activated by Monday or maybe Tuesday, you just have to be patient.” Once again that catchphrase T.I.A was ringing in my ears. I certainly hope he’s right, because where I’m going, […]

This Is Africa (T.I.A) Day 1 – Entebbe

March 2, 2012

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I’ve finally returned to Uganda and it’s as if I’d never left. It does however feel surreal to be here again, especially as this time I’ve come as a Masters research student and not under the guise of a journalist. For the next three days I’m having a quarantine period before heading west to start […]