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Posts tagged ‘Diary of a Muzungu’

  • Why do I Blog? 10 Surprising Life Lessons from a Self-Confessed Blogaholic

    Oct 17, 14 • 12318 views 23 comments

    Why do I blog? 10 Surprising Life Lessons from a Self-Confessed Blogaholic 1. Blogging is my friend. 2. Blogging is my creative outlet. 3. Blogging is my personal space when things in my life don’t work out the way I want them to. 4. Blogging =...

  • 5 Years a Blogger

    Feb 26, 14 • 5297 views 8 comments

    Five years ago I first set foot in Uganda. (Is that all it’s been?) Thank you to everyone who’s been part of my journey. I mean THANK YOU. It wouldn’t have been the same without you. “For better, for worse” and despite the occasional...

  • Safari to the centre of the solar system – can you eclipse that?

    Dec 6, 13 • 11304 views 4 comments

    Safari to the centre of the solar system – can you eclipse that? The Muzungu simply couldn’t pass on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a Hybrid Solar Eclipse in Uganda.   I’m not usually stuck for words, but even now I’m...

  • I love birds!

    Oct 17, 13 • 5209 views 6 comments

    Diary of a Muzungu is proud to be a sponsor of Big Birding Day 2013, supporting the next generation of birders in Uganda. How many birds will you see at Big Birding Day 2013? Bigger and better than ever, help us beat last year’s record...

  • Were Toto right about Africa?

    Sep 1, 13 • 7007 views 12 comments

    Were Toto right about Africa? Had they even visited Africa? It’s been ages since I published a blog, hasn’t it Dearest Reader? Travel, IT problems, work commitments, the death of my beloved Baldrick – and plain old exhaustion – have...

  • On my knees again: an audience with the Bunyoro King

    Jun 16, 13 • 9051 views 15 comments

    Bunyoro Kingdom – Empango Celebrations inauguration run, Hoima, Uganda De Muzungu’s developed a taste for hanging out with Ugandan Royals recently, so when I heard Kampala Hash House Harriers – the Hash – were (dis)organising...

  • A wedding fit for the King

    May 18, 13 • 10441 views 3 comments

    There was an explosion of noise as the Kabaka arrived for Prince David Wasajja’s wedding at Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala. It’s not every day (week / month / lifetime) that you get an invitation to a Royal Wedding, so what’s a girl to...

  • No hurry in Africa – bus Kampala to Kigali

    Apr 27, 13 • 27244 views 29 comments

    No hurry in Africa: on board the bus Kampala to Kigali I didn’t understand much but the salesman’s words: “Tsunami in the vagina” and aggressive pelvic thrusting into the bus seat next to him somehow caught my attention. This guy should have...

  • Bandas, huts, hostels. Where to stay in Kampala?

    Jan 25, 13 • 5546 views 6 comments

    Bandas, huts and hostels – where to stay in Uganda? Living in Kampala As soon as I stepped off the plane, I fell in love with Uganda. I just knew I was going to be happy in Kampala. Being a volunteer in a developing country has been a...

  • The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog

    Jan 12, 13 • 6178 views 6 comments

    The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog Life in Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ‘living the dream’ (on a...

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