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Tradition, Community, and Coffee

There’s an intriguing myth that involves a young goat herder named Kaldi in the highlands of Ethiopia in the 9th century. On an especially hot day, the boy passes out in the heat, giving...

Capturing a Lasting Legacy: The While I’m Here Project

“A hero is someone who does something extraordinary. I’m just doing ordinary things.” “The most important thing, I believe, is what I’m doing now — trying to go and make something out of myself before...

Impressions of Kampala, Uganda

Kampala is a sea of earthy reds and lush greens, exhaust fumes and beeping horns. It is a place of perpetual movement. The chaos of the city mimics the weather patterns. The sun and heat...

Exploring the Depths of Uganda

Last summer, my friend, Stepha, and I realized we were due for an adventure. We didn’t just want to venture somewhere blindly, though; we wanted to travel somewhere intentionally, and with purpose. Stepha had...

Kayaking the Nile

Adventure-junkie, Steve Hynd, is a member of the Mountain Club of Uganda (MCU); through MCU, he discovered Jinja, the adventure tourism capital of East Africa, and Kayak the Nile. Here, Steve explains why the River Nile is an...

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