I grew up in a place called Go Down in Mutungo, one of Kampala's suburbs, Uganda. At the time, it was a small neighborhood; with very few people and even fewer television sets. My parents, like many people, were not lucky to own one. In an act of ‘good parenting,’
It all started with a simple question, “Olive, have you ever been to Lake Mburo National Park?” My friend Sue asked. Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest national park situated on the Kampala - Mbarara highway in Western Uganda. I had been to Lake Mburo mid last year but
The Gorge and the art of making up friends...
Following my 'great expedition' transversing East Africa; so far shared in bits and pieces here, here and occasionally got pampered by Serena Hotel here and here, I take you back to Hell's Gate National Park where I met my Kenyan friends –
A Walk Through Hell's Gate National Park
I was the first to check in to the dormitory that accommodates eight people. I wondered if I was going to be by myself. I imagined it would be lonely but then again, the idea of sleeping in a dormitory with total strangers seemed
The Start of Something...
I finally took two weeks off work. I say 'finally' because the day I traveled was jam packed I was worried I would miss my bus. The day was similar to one of those in the Mission Impossible franchise. I woke up with a strange feeling of