Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Uganda’s Jurassic Park

Last Sunday, I traveled to the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victory, near Entebbe, Uganda.  I really didn’t know what to expect; I had done little preparation. After a half-hour boat journey, we arrived at the island.  After a … Continue reading

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Singing “Happy Birthday” to Jane Goodall in Uganda

This morning, I took a boat ride on Lake Victory to visit the island of Ngamba, a chimpanzee reserve.  After we arrived on the island, we were given a short orientation, and then given a few minutes to walk around … Continue reading

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Interesting Trip to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

We left for Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s best animal park, from Kampala.  About 2/3rds of the way there, our radiator started to boil over.  We stopped.  Not having enough water in the minivan, our driver hitched a ride to a … Continue reading

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Getting Techie in Uganda

I’m currently in Africa, Uganda to be specific.  On Wednesday (Jan 9th, 2014), we traveled to Bussi Island (in Lake Victoria and located just south of Entebbe).  We were there to work with a school/orphanage in a remote village.  We … Continue reading

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