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Category Archives: Opinion.
Things accumulate. I had been surprisingly stressed about the state of my passport thanks to East Africa’s fondness of full-page visas. Canadians only have 24 pages to work with and we can’t add more unlike the lucky Americans. The trick … Continue reading
I didn’t accomplish much in my first day in Singapore as I was on a staying-awake-for-28-hours marathon trying to outsmart the jetlag. No success there.. My first effort here was a morning coffee in the airport following an all-nighter. … Continue reading
I really enjoyed Cape Town. I had an awesome hostel called Atlantic Point that had a lot of space, baked muffins for breakfast each morning, BBQs, movie nights and amazing tours. Shark diving was on the agenda. It’s about what … Continue reading
While travelling from Uganda to South Africa I caught up on the news. Rwanda had been timely as there was some violence at the border with Congo – the other two countries with wild gorilla populations. I had considered going … Continue reading
The bus ride from Nairobi to Kampala was my least-pleasant trip to date. I keep saying this it seems. The buses in South America really set the bar unattainably high it seems. Anyway, I was wedged in the back (again … Continue reading
I found a great bookstore in Moshie, Tanzania. It was mostly filled with academic and religious books. Nearly everything was in English. It was not what I’d expected to find. I bought travel guidebook and a novel. This took a … Continue reading