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Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | Views [566]

Safari   I think that the safari has to be classified as the highlight for me because it was honestly fantastic. On the Friday we left school at 12 to get lunch at the lodge, before heading over to the Queen Elizabeth National Park at Ishasha.... Read more >

Tags: buffalo, elephants, hippos, lionesses, lions, nile, safari, sunset

The first week of school

Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | Views [449]

Ugandan Adventure   Day 12: Monday 24th June 1st day at school   First day of school today, I was absolutely terrified. What was nice was that i had already visited the school and met my class, so I wasn't going in completely ... Read more >

Tags: drinking, hotel, lake, school

The VU Lodge

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | Views [434]

I was going to put this in with a single blog post about getting here, but I feel like this lodge is so good it deserves a post all of it's own.   Located at 9000ft above sea level, on the perimeter of the Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest and National ... Read more >

Tags: bar, living, lodge, sleep

The final countdown to school

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | Views [461]

Ugandan Adventure: June 20-24   Day 8: Thursday June 20th   This morning we planned our first lessons. My plan was the best, according to Frank but I'm not sure how well it would actually work. In the afternoon we went to observe ... Read more >

Tags: lesson planning, limited resources, teaching

This is Africa, and if you can't taste the milk you're doing it wrong.

Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | Views [641]

Ugandan Adventure: June 16-19   Day 4: Sunday June 16th   I didn't keep my diary on Sunday and so I remember very little. I know we had salad and chips for lunch, which was yummy, and then we had mash, spaghetti and boiled salad ... Read more >

Tags: bwindi, children, school, teacher, training, uganda

The first three days

Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | Views [611] | Comments [1]

Ugandan Adventure: June 13-17   Day 1: Wednesday 13th June 2013   Arrival in Entebbe Arrived in Entebbe after two flights, from Manchester and then from Doha. At the gate in Manchester I met Natalie, who had messaged me on Facebook ... Read more >

Tags: bar, beer, bus, club, hostel, travelling

I made it!

Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | Views [506]

Hi! Going to keep this brief because I just typed a whole long spiel and the my browser crashed and I lost it all. Basically I am keeping a paper journal, which I will type up here once a week, probably on Sundays. Then you can follow my Ugandan Adventure ... Read more >

Tags: bungee jump, hostels, nile, travelling, uganda, white water rafting

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