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UGANDA: The Coriolis Effect HOAX, or NOT

One of my biggest bucket list items is to see the Coriolis effect at the equator. Uganda lies on an equator so I was excited to be traveling there and having the opportunity to see this effect in person. Until I googled it that is and discovered that my favored bucket list item could be a hoax. To understand why I first need to explain what the Coriolis effect is. What is the Coriolis effect  When a mass rotates, there… Read More »UGANDA: The Coriolis Effect HOAX, or NOT

UGANDA: This is why you travel light

Conventional wisdom says: when backpacking; travel light. After the ordeal of losing their backpacks, our travel companions @Xolile, @Marcus, and @Busi totally agree. When boarding an international flight, your luggage is weighed, measured and its destiny decided. If you don’t watch how much you pack you get the pleasure of watching your bags tagged, wrapped and ushered away from you with the promise that you will be reunited 4,000 kilometers and 24 hours later. From that point on, you and… Read More »UGANDA: This is why you travel light