Africa Projects – Uganda & Somaliland

10 August 2022 | Living

My recent Africa travels to Uganda, Somaliland and Djibouti was really straightforward tourism, three interesting countries I had never been to before. But I also squeezed in several days of ‘project,’ visiting projects the Planet Wheeler Foundation had supported, or ...

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Uganda Wildlife – Chimpanzees, Rhinos & the Rest

3 August 2022 | Living

Gorillas may be the big Uganda wildlife, the creatures everybody wants to meet, but there was certainly lots more to be seen. Plus I ticked off the African Big 5 – lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and African buffaloes – during my visit. ▲ chimpanzee Riupwe not s...

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Uganda Wildlife – Gorillas

1 August 2022 | Living

Uganda may not have the big name attraction – ie really well known wildlife parks – that you find in other African countries, South Africa, Botswana, Kenya or Tanzania for example. But it does have gorillas. The other big name gorilla country is Rwanda, but when it co...

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Uganda – why haven’t I been there before?

31 July 2022 | Places

2022 has already been my year of Africa, I was amazed by Chad in February and in July I visited Uganda, Somaliland and Djibouti. Let’s start with Uganda, I’ve been to Kenya and Tanzania – the other two countries which formed the British colonial era East African tr...

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Somehow: Living on Uganda Time

20 January 2014 | Media

One of those books which I only read because somebody gave it to me – thank you Linda and Lowry – and I loved it! Douglas Cruickshank turns up in a small village in the far west of Uganda to work with coffee growers as a late-in-life Peace Corps volunteer, falls i...

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