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Travel Blogs from Kampala
... you probably all know that mica and i are not morning people but it was lovely being with the brothers and sisters sharing a meal. After breakfast we had a tour of the Bethel which would of taken about 10 mins because it was so small but Mica wasn't feeling very well and kept feeling faint so we had to keep propping her up, haha. In the end she decided we would just go up to bed and sleep off the illness, so I carried on the ...
... hug, closely followed by Julie and Mummy. I felt so comfortable and happy to be back! It was great to be able to talk along with the words on the TV adverts:
"Sprite, the drink that makes thirsty people, less thirsty"
"Konshens and Alaine Live in Kampala"
"You tie, you check, we know"
"MTN-Welcome to the new world"
I put my bag down in "my" bedroom where my wood carving Mr Nsamba was waiting for me to collect him. As I came ...
Jump out of bed at 5 am to the tune of the raspy morning chant echoing off of the ocean announcing the start of the days Ramadan fast. Catch the 5:30 taxi for a one hour pre dawn ride across the dark empty island that includes getting pulled over at two police check points.
Marvel at the simplicity of the many mosques on the way to the airport. The simple open buildings full of Muslims performing ...
... from hooks that said “Unique Butchery” – not the best marketing scheme in my mind. There are also people carrying amazing loads on bicycles or motorbikes. The city is even more congested. There are motorbikes called “Boda-Bodas” everywhere, weaving in and out of traffic. Then there are minivans, called matatus, that normally would hold 10 people, but 15-21 is a typical number. These matatus also have unique and ...
... hair and jewellery, and traditional dress for the older women, all in beautiful silks, and again with no hair out of place.
It was such an honour to be there, and at the end of it all they couldn't stop thanking me for attending. Really makes you feel privileged to know such warm and generous people.
I might have to think twice about any Ugandan proposals though - I'm not sure I could handle the glitz of such a wedding!