Mombasa and Mufasa – a week in Kenya

After our wonderful but physically demanding adventures in Masaka¬†and Queen Elizabeth National Park, a day or two of doing sitting on a beach and doing very little seemed very appealing. Taking advantage of our East African Tourist Visas, my Argentinean friend Mauro and I had booked flights to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, from where we…

A hippo in a bush OR The Queen Elizabeth National Park safari story

My previous blog, Uganda Marathon 2019: a race like no other, was necessarily wordy – there was much to be said. As the title of this post may suggest, this part of my Uganda trip will be better told in pictures. On parting ways after our holiday together, my friend @maurofm09 left me with a USB…

Uganda Marathon 2019: a race like no other

A good friend of mine texted me in early autumn, last year. Sobriety had bid me farewell several hours earlier and a feeling of happy invincibility had taken its place. The text read: “Do you want to run a marathon with me in Uganda May/June next year?” Now, I don’t like long-distance running. At all….