Travel Blogs from Kampala
... br> on her cooking skills. Oh, and I had to kneel down to greet all Mariam's older
male relatives! It's customary for a young woman here, as a sign of respect,
but I've never done it before and was nervous I would o it awkwardly, or at the
wrong time, or to the wrong person! I managed it without embarrassment though
(or so I hope!).
also attended a LARGE wedding here, with ...
... with this, but we proceed, entering the park gates at 7am. We follow the same route as yesterday for a while, then head towards the Keekurok airport and then the Mara River, still game driving fairly slowly. By 7.30am we are entering new territory, and begin to see our first zebras and Wildebeest. We see dense groups, and it is easy to see the migration is a long way from over, particularly when we see a group of several hundred on a hill, with all of them above a ...
... Mica was feeling better after her sleep and her 'special' shot of Brandy to settle the stomach. We left Kampala at about 3pm in the end and it was a 4hour drive to Fort Portal but we were excited to see the town and apartment that we would be staying in for 6 months. Half way through the journey we had a quick stop for a snack which was like a hot banana, it was served as a savoury snack but it did have a sweetness to ...
... the Red Chilli campsite and help
Christie put up the tent before breaking loose from the tour group however Mama
Logan kindly insisted I shouldn't worry and go straight from the shopping centre
stop when we reached the city, I am so grateful for that as it was the
difference for me being able to see the children at the orphanage and them
being in bed. I had a text message from Host Mummy Doreen
simply saying "eagerly ...
... I guess you live and learn, especially in
such a different environment.
When we arrived back at Cassia, we had a dip in the freezing cold pool which was very refreshing and then had an hour chilling out in the sun before dinner. It's nice to sit and eat as a whole group and share our experiences from the day. Makes you feel like part of one big group. The students are getting on so well too. Fantastic!! xx