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Entries Tagged as 'Uganda'

Kampala’s stork splatterings

March 16th, 2010 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Uganda

New York has the ubiquitous pigeon, Kampala has Marabou storks. Uganda’s stately birds reach the height of a six year old stumbling around in a tattered waiter’s suit while the wing spans almost nine feet. Resembling old men in contemplation, the birds keep a tight eye on the patrons in the nation’s capital from telephone […]

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An overnight bus and twenty hours later- Uganda

March 1st, 2010 by · 7 Comments · Africa, Tanzania, Uganda

East African boarders, overland. Tales of seedy characters, red-eyed border patrol, machine guns wasting in corners, dank corridors. Stories abound, we prepared for the worst, three borders in twenty hours, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. “You will be here,  at the station, 2:30? we,” the voice breaks, unclear. I step from the loud bar, “But the […]

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