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June 24, 2015


Mwanza lies on the southeastern coast of Lake Victoria. It has been heralded as one of Africa’s fastest growing cities. My first impressions are hectic, grimy and full of hustlers.       As I headed down to the ferries the hawkers came like vultures. Trailing me, speaking in pigeon English and throwing Swahili phrases at […]

Sightseeing – Days 89 and 90

June 1, 2012


It’s exactly three months today since I arrived in Uganda. I cannot believe how fast the time has gone and that my adventure is nearing an end. I have had the most incredible trip that has shown me the best side of human nature from kindness to generosity and love to the worse side driven […]

Sunday Mass – Day 9

March 11, 2012


I’ve been in Budongo almost a week and I have to say the time has flown by. It’s great to be back. This morning the Sonso chimps started calling outside my front door at 0530. There is something quite magical about hearing that noise as you stir from a deep sleep. I’ve been wanting to […]