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I only wanted a working phone.

Day 2: Saturday was an interesting day; well every day in Africa is an interesting day. Anyway, I was supposed to be picked up at 9:00 am to finally get my phone working. Being without a phone in Africa can be a little terrifying. On Friday trying to find a bus and traveling by bodaboda, … Continue reading »

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Kampala Adventures

Since I didn’t post before I left, some of you may not know that I am in Uganda to prepare details for a team trip. I left Wednesday 4/24/19 and the team arrives 4/30/19. My most important task is to hire a bus and driver. I checked out things when I was in Uganda in … Continue reading »

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Smiles at the End of the Road

Today 11/14, I visited the school were Bishop Iraka is the head teacher. This the P1 through P6, P7 have taken their exams and are gone.  The drive there was on a long dirt road that isn’t used for much so it was a decent dirt road.  So worth the drive to see these smiling … Continue reading »

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Hoima to Masindi Trip 11/12/18

Monday, 11/12/18: The trip from Hoima to Masindi was another typical road trip in Africa. The vehicle for this trip was an old, 15-20 yrs, mini station wagon, not even sure what make, and let’s just say I thought that I had been in some wore out, bad vehicles but now I know better. This … Continue reading »

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Log Entry: 11/12/18 Masindi

I’m on the way from Hoima to Masindi this morning.  This is our car. Notice the rear is sitting all the way down.  No one is in the car because we broke down just outside of Hoima. The car just died and won’t start. This has the makings of quiet an adventure. At least we’re … Continue reading »

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Bundibugyo to Hoima 11/5/18

We left Bundibugyo on Monday Nov. 5th at around 7:30 am headed to Hoima. The drive around and up the mountain to Fort Portal is a beautiful drive, especially early in the morning. The road is fairly new and still in really good shape so, other than the speed bumps, it’s a nice drive. I … Continue reading »

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Log Entry: Sunday 11/4/18 20th Anniversary

Sun, Nov 4 Well today is the big day celebration for 20 years in the CEC. Yesterday, I was supposed to stay in Bundibugyo to talk to the clergy but it began to rain early and in rainy season that means the clergy are not able to get here.  (It’s raining every day, 2-3 times … Continue reading »

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11/2/18 trip to Bundibugyo

We left Jinja at 4am headed for Bundibugyo and before we got out of town it started to rain. The only thing worse than driving at night in Africa is driving in the rain at night! I’ve never traveled at night on the main roads in a small vehicle and I’m going to do my … Continue reading »

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Log Entry 11/1/18 The Jinja Adventure

11/5/18 I’m taking a short break in Fort Portal and have wifi so I’m finally able to send an update about the Jinja part of my trip.  Bsp Iraka and I have been in Bundibugyo for a big celebration and are now headed for his diocese around Hoima. Log Entry 11/1/18: It’s Thursday November 1 … Continue reading »

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My Time In Mbale

Tomorrow, Friday 11/2/18, I leave Jinja for Bundibugy but today I had enough downtime to catch you up a little on my time in Mbale. The trip to Mbale started out kind of sketchy and it stayed sketchy all the way to Mbale. My bus to Kampala was the best bus that I’ve ever been … Continue reading »

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