Our travel from Jinja to Fort Portal started off too easily. We showed up at the taxi park, jumped on a bus with posted prices and left quickly. Then Africa remembered that travel isn't supposed to be easy. Arriving in Kampala, Uganda's capital, we walked through the old taxi park. This is one of the most chaotic scenes on earth, hundreds of mini vans packed so tightly together that Tom had to carry his backpack above his head to get through. Eventually we wound ...
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The overnight bus between Nairobi and Jinja, Uganda, was an experience. Leaving late, we careered across windy dirt roads, overtaking trucks on blind corners regularly. Stops were made that we were told would be short, only to not move for over an hour. We had the front seats on the bus, which meant more leg room, but also more terrifying moments as we could see the bus driver, on his phone, one handedly speeding along pot holes roads. This was also through notor...