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Uganda: Outside the Capital

I opened my eyes as we were crawling up the hills. Winding through an intense fog blanket, I could start to see hints of sunrise. Almost two hours had passed since we set off from Kabale town at 5:30AM with Alex in the driver's seat. We were almost at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - by Uganda's southwestern border with the Congo. This was a...

Rwanda: Outside the Capital

As I continued to read, I learnt more about Rwanda's beautiful lakes. I've also been magnetised by the enigma that is the Congo. So after a few days in Kigali, I headed west to Lake Kivu, which dominates the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo - the closest I could safely go (an Ebola breakout with WHO advisories meant crossing the...

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