Category Archives for Uganda

Travel Photo – Sunrise in Murchison Falls

I think I can count on one hand how many sunrises I have seen – I´m far from a morning riser, I just love to sleep over what most people call morning. I have seen a few though, one of them is this amazing sunrise in Murchison Falls national park in northern Uganda. You can […]

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Travel Photo – *woops* a self portrait

My camera was an exciting thing to play with for the daughter of an Ugandan friend – this was one of her first shots  – and a lovely self portrait – before she got control over the direction of the focus point. I will never forget the wonderful laugh when she saw the photo of […]

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Travel Photo – Hippos in the Nile

A baby hippo swimming in the Nile with it´s mum. They look so cute together! The hippos are big and clumsy with an enourmous mouth and teeth, and all though they look very lazy and slow, they are among the most dangerous and aggressive animals you will meet on a safari. Photo: The Nile, Murchinsons […]

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My last week in Uganda

After the trip to Murchinson I had less than a week left in Uganda. Monday was a public holiday, so I went to Entebbe with a collegue from DED to meet Denis and his daughter Vicky. She was so cute walking around the whole day with my way to big sunglasses with a big smile! […]

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Where to stay: Red Chili Hideaway (Kampala, Uganda – 2009)

I only stayed at the Red Chili for one night because I was joining them for an organized tour to Murchinsons Falls very early next morning. It was a great place, and definately a place I would hang out if I wanted to get in touch with people and find some mates to hang out […]

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Photo Essay – Murchison Falls

A weekend during my stay in Uganda I went on a trip to Murchison falls national park. I went on an organized trip with a company called the Red Chili, and ended up in a car with five other norwegians!! I had a great trip, the camp was good, and a lot of nice people. […]

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Kampala – volunteering with DED Uganda for two weeks

We arrived Kampala and the traffic jam just before seven, and got a matatu to Muyenga were the office of DED is, and also the guesthouse were I would stay. Just arriving and departing town took us between one and two hours! I immediately liked my guesthouse, a big room with a balcony

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Busia Uganda, volunteering with YES

Busia is a small town divided in two by the border between Kenya and Uganda. I arrived on the Kenyan side – and Denis was there to meet me and we walked to Uganda. I met Denis in a course in sustainable sanitation in Oslo last summer, and it was very nice to see him […]

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