well! there we were in juba, for real this time. J was there waiting for us in the mcc landcruiser. i feel pretty sure i can speak for all three of us: we were quite pleased to see a familiar face..especially one with a vehicle! we piled in and were whisked away to the mcc … Continue reading journey to juba: juba-failed attempts but a damn good burrito
something happened to my tyre post. so. that'll happen...later. in perhaps 10ish or more days when i'm back in uganda from vacation... the mystery builds...
the one where the bus ride through atiak is horrendous and the insanity that is crossing into south sudan inspires eye-rolling, exasperation as well as chuckling.
the one where in a sleep-stupor three travelers observe a tiny hedgehog in the very early morning hours outside a busy bar in gulu whilst waiting for a bus.
this interval kicked my butt. 20 nonstop minutes of running. i didn't make it. i walked, twice. partially i think this is due to my inability to pace well. i start off simply too fast and cannot maintain that pace for 20 minutes.also playing a role in less than stellar performance today, i didn't really … Continue reading c25k: week 5 mix 3
the one in which the car gets stuck in the mud, and the mysterious chain roller is the savior of the day...
this post is my small contribution to good intentions are not enough's "a day without dignity" campaign. a day without dignity is a counter-campaign to TOMS shoes a day without shoes “awareness raising campaign” (commercial). on or around april 5th – the same date as a day without shoes – we’re asking aid workers, the … Continue reading a day without dignity: shoes in karamoja, uganda
thursday the program bumped up to 2 running intervals of 8 minutes each--at the beginning of the podcast i was reminded that since i began about a month ago, my running time (if not distance) has gone up by 8 times. EIGHT TIMES! i nearly reached around and patted myself on the back. i did … Continue reading c25k: week 5 runs 3 and 4
perhaps it would be wise to stop taking a week off between runs? at least i have a good excuse, i was traveling. i could have probably run when i arrived in gulu, but i didn't. i probably could have run in juba, but i didn't (truth be told, i was a little nervous too. … Continue reading c25k: week 5 runs 1 and 2