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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March 1st, 2010 by Darlene Nastansky · 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 […]