The Baobab

baobab in Tanzania

Across Africa, we encounter my favorite tree, the baobab. In the first months of our trip the baobab was mainly a dry tree “with the roots up”. Once we saw a flowering baobab in Namibia, which I wrote about then. In Tanzania, in late November, early December, we see the baobabs are greener and are … Read more

A visit to the hospice Tororo

hospice Tororo, Uganda

On our last day in Uganda we decide to visit the hospice of Tororo. This project of the Okusubira Foundation, we got to know by the family Stoop-de Kruijf. During our trip in Uganda I contact Meta and get a contact in the hospice: Denis. On Saturday, October 22th, we are warmly welcomed by Denis. … Read more

Uganda part 2

elephants, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

On Sunday we want to travel to Murchisson Falls National Park. After lunch in Kyenjojo we take the track north, after 20km drive we decide to turn back, this road is really too bad to drive over 150km. We pass tea plantations  and we see huge posters for HIV awareness We take the main road … Read more

Uganda for beginners

floating market, lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

Uganda for us was just another country in Africa, so we are beginners in this country. On Thursday, October 13th, the anniversary of brother Peter, we left Rwanda after visiting a cultural village in the volcanic mountains of Rwanda (and western Uganda). It was not entirely a “one stop border” as we had experienced at … Read more