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On safari in Uganda

Elephant – Photo courtesy: Daryona – Wikimedia.org

It was a sad state of affairs when I grew tired of seeing hippopotamus in Murchison Falls Game Park. They were as thick as thieves in the game park. It was a feeling similar to Kenya when I stopped taking notice of zebra because they appeared to be everywhere. Continue reading On safari in Uganda

Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth Game Park

Hippo – Photo courtesy: Rweinkov – English Wikipedia

Close to Uganda’s western border with the Congo, was a huge stretch of animal reserve obviously named by the British. Continue reading Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth Game Park

Surabaya in a day

Because this was before the internet, we bused the hundred kilometres to check for snail mail and returned to Probolinggo the same day.

In Surabaya, a young student befriended us and we let her talk us into going to the zoo. Continue reading Surabaya in a day