20 January 2017 I met Totti and Uluru today. They are chimpanzees living in the Kibale Forest of Uganda. Its tall canopy of fig trees provides most of what they need from food to branches and leaves for nests. I am trekking this marvelous forest in search of its unique flora and fauna. Seeing me, […]
19-20 January 2017 My roomie Nancy is an Olympian! Wearing a Nike Fuel Band, she typically earns after a normal day and exercise class, 2400 fuel units. Today, riding the roads of Uganda, she was congratulated for her achievement of 4400 fuel units. All for surviving the bumps and grinds of Ugandan roads. Truly, having […]
17-18 January 2017 I awake to hippo eyes and twitching ears poking from the river in front of my room. I am eager to go in search of that “Disney Matterhorn” moment. But instead, I hope to see some of these massive hippos on land.
17-18 January 2017 What can I say about game drives? You drive around in a huge open safari jeep hoping to spot game. It reminds me of the long drive to Disneyland and the challenge to be the first to spot the Matterhorn above the freeway skyline. But now I am looking for lions, big […]
16 January 2017 The animal of the day is the African White Rhino.
15 January 2017 Kampala, the capital of Uganda, was named the 13th fastest growing city on the planet. Having just driven through the city, I know this statistic to be true.
13-14 January 2017 One can see just so many churches, monuments, or museums before all becomes a blur of facts, antiques, or statues. While I cherish all my experiences, I believe the ones I remember most vividly are the trips that included nature and wildlife. I don’t forget the penguins, alpacas, whales, elephants, lions and […]