Day 7 – Team Ralph in Mbarara – Country life on acacia hills and valleys of milk

Country life on Acacia hills and valleys of milk It’s early in the morning and still dark outside. The previous night, we had requested our delegate host and care taker, Mr. Patrick Tugyende, the chance to see the herdsmen milking the cows. We had been told we’d have to wake up as early as 4am … More Day 7 – Team Ralph in Mbarara – Country life on acacia hills and valleys of milk

Day 4 – Team Ralph in Pakwach – Journey to Pakwach.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step. This however is not how our journey to Packwach went. Having left the city at 9:00 pm, we happened to meet the worst possible jam that ruined the tempo of our trip. Regardless, life on the outskirts of Kampala carried on. The sounds of … More Day 4 – Team Ralph in Pakwach – Journey to Pakwach.

Day 3: Team Ralph @ Nyero continued… A cultural exposition

Day 3 continued… A cultural exposition As we conclude our trip to Ngero we are curiously drawn to one of the homesteads next to the entrance at the Nyero rock painting site. The homestead which has a neatly kept compound and trimmed hedge, consists of six distinctly organised huts across its perimeter. We enquire with … More Day 3: Team Ralph @ Nyero continued… A cultural exposition

Day 8: DINA in Arua, “Hiking The Revered The Mt. Wati”

The air was thin and icy, the ground dry and rocky, and the breeze almost an unrelenting gale. Sweat trickled down our brows as our muscles strained with every step. The hike to Mount Wati’s peak was not an easy one. In the first thirty minutes of the footslog; our feet had become so tender, … More Day 8: DINA in Arua, “Hiking The Revered The Mt. Wati”

Day 7: DINA in Bugala Island, “A cultural subscript.”

On arrival at Bugala Island’s landing site after a three hour voyage aboard the ferry, MV Kalangala, one is welcomed by the chilly lake breeze and warm smiles from the various expectant accommodation staff, each willing to treat you to an unforgettable experience. Since Bugala Island is better known for its tourism, the locals suspect … More Day 7: DINA in Bugala Island, “A cultural subscript.”