Adorable fact of the day - Roald Dahl, writer, lived in Dar es Salaam 1934–1939
‘How long for Dar Es Salam?’‘More, more, more…’
9/7/2018 Kampala Arrived in Kampala after a twelve-hour bus ride from Kigali. Through the bus window, one gets a slow and close introduction to the landscapes, life and people outside of the capital cities. Kampala’s playlist goes on until early hours, uninterrupted and loud. Sleep if one must, enveloped by sound. Travelers join in, linger, … Continue reading A travel note from East Africa
9/7/2018KampalaKampala’s playlist goes on until early hours, uninterrupted and loud. Sleep if one must, enveloped by sound. Travelers join in, linger, drop out, sleep, get back… Hordes continue this way, as though some sort of natural order among backpackers. The residents speak of the city’s nightlife. One notices it - the music, people milling about, … Continue reading
Border crossing. Among the first on this continent. ‘No Indian crossed over here for touring’. Either side, Murisanga! , as they’d in Kinyarwanda.
Morning city. Nippy weather. The quiet is soothing. As though God muted India’s volume on the planet.
Kigali youngsters on KN 2 show up for a promo. These young men and women smile as easily as the breeze that blows in these hills. Grumpy Indian can learn a good deal, about shaking a hip even as one waits for the bus to arrive, or smile as one walks past.
Bourbon CoffeeThis cafe believes ‘coffee is as important as dreams’.Couldn’t agree more.
Sidewalks. KigaliWalk. Walk. And more walk.
Rwanda reads - 17/7/2018KigaliDian Fossey. With all the gorilla trekking in this country’s high season for tourism, hard to not think of three lovely ladies who did much to shape my early childhood impressions . In adult life too, Fossey continues to inspire. Her lines, feel as though were waiting for me to get here … Continue reading