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Telling about a Journey

Dinka Land. Home of the Cattle Culture and Camps. We journeyed over 2000 km from Entebbe, Uganda to Kuajok, South Sudan.
Dinka Land. Home of the Cattle Culture and Camps.
We journeyed over 2000 km from Entebbe, Uganda to Kuajok, South Sudan.

 

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It’s a word I love:   Journey.

 

It can be a trip of a thousand miles.  Or in the last two weeks, 2000 km.  That’s a journey.

Or a journey can be the distant from one’s head to the heart.  A journey of about ten inches.

Either type of journey can be life-changing.

This week I’m going to try to share through stories, sketches, and photos about our team’s journey into South Sudan.

 

I've seen bad roads back home but nothing to compare with rainy season Africa.
I’ve seen bad roads back home but nothing to compare with rainy season Africa.
We saw thousands of cows, goats, sheep, and donkeys. But only one camel and he was on the road just north of Kampala, Uganda.
We saw thousands of cows, goats, sheep, and donkeys. But only one camel and he was on the road just north of Kampala, Uganda.

The Shortest Road to London

The London Times once held a contest.  Entries were to complete the following sentence.

“The shortest road to London is ___________.”

The deserving winner completed it as “The shortest road to London is with good company.”

It’s always true.  The best trips include good company.  We definitely had that on this two week trip.

Fast food African style.  Vendors sell items like this delicious beef on a stick at roadside markets.  When a bus (or car) stops, they rush with their wares.
Fast food African style. Vendors sell items like this delicious beef on a stick at roadside markets. When a bus (or car) stops, they rush with their wares.

 

 

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About Curt Iles

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

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