Uganda Journals Week 4: Murchison Falls Safari & Chimpanzee Tracking

July 22, 2013 So it’s been a few weeks and I have a lot to catch everyone up on about my travels. Since I last blogged I went hiking at Sipi Falls, which consisted of a relatively steep and muddy hike to three different but equally beautiful and magnificent waterfalls. The landscape was lush, and …

Uganda Journals Week 1: Adapting to Africa Time

June 27, 2013 I am spending the next month volunteering at a local grassroots nonprofit organization called Arise and Shine Uganda (AASU) based out of Jinja. AASU aims to provide education, health and community development programs to rural villages outside of Jinja, with an orphanage/refuge for children with special needs who have been abandoned by …