Monthly Archives: June 2014

Road Rage 2

29 June 2014:  Bangale, ca. 15 km west of Boda, Democratic Republic of the Congo I must start this blog post, unfortunately, with a bit of bad news.  The last post burned up nearly 50% of the internet usage with my satellite modem, and so until I can get back to […]

Harsh Reality 4

14 June 2014:  Bombole, near Tele, Democratic Republic of the Congo Mathias bought us a very nice breakfast of tshipati (dinner-plate sized discs of fried dough) and cow meat on our last morning in Uganda on the 5th of June, and he even picked up additional tshipati for us to […]

Miraculous Murchison 3

Miraculous Murchison 9 June 2014:  Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo A very long and bumpy ride was necessary to travel from Kasese, the town just east of the Rwenzori Mountains, north to Murchison Falls NP.  Along the way, our Ugandan colleague Mathias Behangana showed off his skills as a […]

Bwindi’s Bounty 4

2 June 2014:  Foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains, west of Kasese After a long drive from Kampala through terraced agricultural hills, we entered a winding road with dizzying sharp turns that seemed to be in the middle of nowhere.  We passed an entire village engaged in the process of excavating […]