When I heard that my friend was going to be spending a year volunteering at an orphanage in the town of Jinja, Uganda, I was very excited. I spent a few days in the town a few years ago and loved it just as I did the rest of Uganda. […]
Category: 2012 Jinja Uganda
A week in Uganda visiting my friend and hanging out at the Ekisa Orphanage in Jinja, Uganda.
I’m back in Uganda!
I’ve finally arrived in Uganda and I’m really happy to be here, but it has required another very long travelling day – one of the hazards of travel I guess! Yesterday after travelling to London I checked into the Travelodge near Heathrow which was the hotel I stayed at before […]
A morning in Entebbe
As I arrived at 10pm yesterday rather than the 220am of my old flights I was able to get up early enough to be able to explore Entebbe for a while before my friend arrived to collect me for the journey to Jinja. After getting up, repacking my bags and […]
A week at Ekisa
I’m coming to the end of what has been a great week staying at Ekisa – the kids here are great and I really like this town. Much of the time has been spent interacting with the kids at the Ekisa compound but I’ve also spent quite a bit of […]
Back home from Uganda
I’m now home after what has been an amazing week and a bit visiting the Ekisa Orphanage in Jinja, Uganda. The visit was definitely what I needed to get a break from things and I feel it has helped me grow as a person. The journey back took quite a […]