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Entries from June 2006

equator living and the solstice

June 30th, 2006 · No Comments · Phil

i should have remembered this from our trip to peru a couple years ago. i normally have an instant sense of direction, even in new places. but after looking at a city map of where we are, i’m realizing that i’m a little turned around. so then it dawns (ha!) on me – the sun [...]

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kampala on foot

June 29th, 2006 · No Comments · Paige

Like I said last night, today’s task was to buy a cell phone, which involved a 45 minute walk across town to the Lugogo shopping mall. Lugogo Mall has

1 Shoprite (equivalent to a cross between Walgreen’s & Safeway),
1 Game (equivalent to Wal-Mart), [...]

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our first day

June 28th, 2006 · No Comments · Paige

Our first day in Kampala is just about done – for all intents and purposes, even though it’s only 9 o’clock-ish, the day is done. Being on the equator, the sun rises at 7am and sets at 7pm pretty much year round. It’s 9:15pm and it’s black outside. We’re coming from the [...]

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