Uganda has a very centralized system. Majority of the malls/outlets can only be found in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. I’m currently based in Mbale. Roughly three to six hours from Kampala depending on the mode of transportation but I normally take the bus so it’s six hours of travel for me. I love to travel but traveling in Uganda is so stressful. There’s … Continue reading Through The Lens: Hopia, Mani, Popcorn
This photo was taken in a small village in Amuria District of Uganda. Like many other villages in Uganda, this one suffers with water scarcity also. Currently, it’s the dry season so there’s a challenge with water supply. Don’t get me wrong. In the cities, there’s plenty of water because of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation. But in the far-flung villages like this one, … Continue reading Through The Lens: Water is Life
Hi guys! I’m doing a new series for my blog and it was inspired by Cordilleras Film Collective’s Behind the Image segment. There’s no title yet so maybe you can help me with that. But I’m thinking how about Through the Lens (wink) or Off-cam? It’s an every other day post so keep your eyes peeled. I started film photography a couple months back. As of writing, … Continue reading NEW SERIES! NEW SERIES!
I’ve been planning this Christmas/New Year trip since I arrived in Uganda six months ago. With my current work permit, I can just go to Kenya or Rwanda whenever I please because it will be visa free and I only need an Interstate pass. By October, I already booked my accommodation and plotted my itinerary. Come December, I encountered a couple of hiccups mostly brought … Continue reading Rwanda: The Land of a Thousand Hills
I’m used to working non-stop. In my last site, I work from 5:30 to 16:30. That’s Monday through Saturday. My work load in that minesite in Burkina Faso was not a joke. I get just enough energy to eat dinner and that’s about it. Haggardo Versoza days in Burkina Faso Fast forward to my site here in Uganda. I barely do anything. For this month, … Continue reading Lifestyle Change
I’m starting a new blog series entitled Culture Shookt. Basically it’s a collection of things from Uganda that got me shookt. For my first entry, I’ll talk about cannibalism and witchcraft in Uganda. Okay, let’s make things clear. These are just accounts from the people I know here in Africa and in no way verified. Don’t expect Jessica Soho investigations. These are just hearsays. Or … Continue reading CULTURE SHOOKT: Cannibalism and Witchcraft in Uganda