Posts tagged Kampala
Uganda Days 83-85: Last Hours in Kampala

I'll be honest, I very nearly forgot to write this. How ironic would that have been, if I'd stuck to this blog the entire time I was here and then forgot the last post. When I did remember, it was during dinner, so I wasn't sure if I'd even have time to write it, on account of having not packed anything at that point. Thankfully, I managed to breeze through it relatively quickly, and I was packed and showered by 9 o'clock. I'm not leaving for the airport until around midnight—so after all of that, I have too much time! I'm ready to go with two or three hours to spare. Really, I'd just like to get on with it! ...

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Uganda Days 76-78: Pride

Okay, so technically I leave next Tuesday, not Monday, but the flight is at 3 a.m. so I'm counting it as Monday anyway. Yes, exactly one week from now I'm sure I'll be darting around like a mad man trying to make sure I've got everything packed, stressing about my departure. I hate that part, the last few frantic minutes, followed by the cab ride and the security checks, all the luggage and the lines. Once I'm finally sitting on the plane, I'm happy. ...

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Uganda Days 73-75: The End of the Internship

It’s hard to believe that today was my last as an intern at FHRI. Where did the time go? But first—I’ve got a few days to catch up on.

Wednesday was quite a normal, uneventful work day, until the torrential downpour. Ironically, a day or two before this I was thinking about how lucky I am that it never once rained during my walk to or from work. For a city with frequent rainfall, that’s a feat. But it wasn’t meant to be, and with three days to go, I made up for three months’ worth of rain in one evening. ...

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Uganda Days 70-72: Two Weeks Left

Just a quick update, today. There hasn’t been much going on over the past three days, and to be honest, I probably wouldn’t even be writing a post at all except to reassure everyone that I am still alive and well, if a little bored. There was nothing noteworthy about Sunday, just my usual, trying to get stuff done while sitting around drinking coffee. Yesterday, Monday, was even less exciting, since I basically just came to work and then went home. Today has been much the same. I slept past my alarm this morning, which might be a testament either to the ants or to my waning interest in work, I’m not sure which one. ...

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Uganda Days 68 & 69: Perspective

I don't usually write these on Saturdays, but I feel like if I leave it too long I'll end up not posting anything, and that would be a real shame so close to the end!

When I went to work yesterday morning I expected it to be a fairly standard day at the office. An hour after I started, we were informed that we were doing another police visit today, and that we were leaving right now. ...

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