Ok, it's 4:30, we're on our way to Entebbe, should be there by 9:30 with more than enough time to check in and catch our flight out of the tiny Entebbe airport. Since we hadn't paid for the safari trip yet, the plan was to drop by an ATM on the way in and stop by the company office in Kampala to meet the boss Ronald and pay up. We kept driving...and driving...and driving until it was pitch black but we never seemed to get closer to Kampala. I think David, saddled with the mon
Here I am once again interrupting scheduled posts because I'm so far behind. I'm coming home!
Anyone who knows me knows that I dreamed up this trip a long, long time ago and talked about it in future tense for so long that most people probably assumed that I was just jabbering on and that it wouldn't happen as most things of that nature have a tendency towards. But we did actually go. And now it's a surreal thing to reflect in past tense on the 14 months of traveling and li
The next morning we left Kidepo onwards to Murchison Falls National park for more safari'ing. Now this is where our itinerary gets really tight whereby (I never said that word ever before Uganda by the way....they say it all.the.time there) we were leaving Kidepo for the 5 some odd hour drive south to Murchison, do our boat trip down the river to Murchison Falls right away, sleep, do an am game drive, drive out of the park while stopping at the viewpoint at the top of Murchis
Even though we were really excited to go up to Kidepo national park, there was a part of me that was feeling a little apprehensive about the entire thing because we were literally going to the remotest corner of the country and also because roads were notoriously horrible up in these parts, especially if there is rain. This apprehension wasn't exactly relieved and once again I was left wondering whether this trip was doomed because a) we woke up at 6:30 am to pissing rain and