Traveling Solo from Iten, Kenya to Lira, Uganda (500km): Some of the Things That Happened

So, I know this isn’t necessarily running, hiking, or camping geared, BUT, it did involve significant amounts of endurance in terms of patience, and I thought you might find my traveling experience/woes humorous and even educational in terms of traveling using public transportation between small towns in Africa. Basically, everything below is a record of … Continue reading Traveling Solo from Iten, Kenya to Lira, Uganda (500km): Some of the Things That Happened

Planning a Trip To The Congo: Mountain Gorillas, Lava Lakes, and Wooden Bicycles

The Congo. Probably not the first country that comes to mind when you think about future travel destinations. BUT, this largely unexplored part of the world is slowly opening up for tourism and has some truly spectacular things to offer. I just got back from a 4 day/3 night trip to Goma and Virunga National … Continue reading Planning a Trip To The Congo: Mountain Gorillas, Lava Lakes, and Wooden Bicycles

Hiking the Insanely Underrated Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda: A How-To Guide

Who knows about the Rwenzori Mountains? I didn’t. When I thought about in hiking in Africa, I used to think about Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya in the East, the Drakensburgs in the South, and the Atlas Mountains in the North of the continent, but I certainly didn’t associate Uganda as top-notch hiking destination country. … Continue reading Hiking the Insanely Underrated Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda: A How-To Guide