Ongoing from here is a synopsis on the various past, present and future situations, both optimistic and totally depressing (and perhaps totally boring depending on who you are), in the region as we have quested to delve into on our visit to the north...
We were going to take a tour of Gulu to perhaps learn a little more about the sordid history of this region "from the horse's mouth" per se now that this part of the country was stable and trying to rebuild itself for the fu
Ooooh getting to Gulu. Our in-transit life is always such a mess. Our plan was to special hire down to the bus park and catch the direct bus to Gulu, all along tarmac roads, arriving after about 4.5 hours. As it would turn out the universe had other plans for us.
We get to the bus station for the bus that our hostel has told us goes direct to Gulu. Nope, it doesn't. Bus company staff tell us the bus to Gulu only goes at 8 am and we missed it, tough. This bus goes to Lira, a