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A Day in the Life

How do I even begin to describe Africa?

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AfricaJigsaw

Every day is different.  This is a photo trip through the last week of our life in Uganda.

 

The way to meet Africans is by walking.  These are shots from our daily trips.

Palm Trees.  Nothing more beautiful (to me) than a Louisiana pine, but I love the trees of Africa also.
Palm Trees. Nothing more beautiful (to me) than a Louisiana pine, but I also love the trees of Africa.
Another species of Palm.
Another species of Palm.

The area around Lake Victoria is a bird paradise.

A type of Kingfisher
A type of Kingfisher

 

In Africa, everyone is hustling to make a living (or survive).  Motorcycles (they’re called “boda-bodas” here) carry everything. Last week, I saw one carrying a coffin strapped to the back.  I presume it was empty.

 

Buying fresh fish.  A fisherman paddled to the shore. This lady cleaned the talapia.  DeDe bought some and we had them for lunch.
Buying fresh fish. A fisherman paddled to the shore. This lady cleaned the tailapia. DeDe bought some and we had them for lunch.

 

This is the Zebu breed of cattle.
This is the Zebu breed of cattle.

Even in Entebbe, livestock (cows, goats, and sheep) are staked out daily in grassy area.  At dusk, owners will bring them back to a pen or enclosure.

Tony Tongoi: A man with a Strong hand and heart.
Tony Tongoi: A man with a Strong hand and heart.

We’ve been greeted with such kindness by the ordinary folks in Africa.

About Curt Iles

I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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