Ugandan Thanksgiving

This is the second in a series of blog posts where the author discusses her adventures studying baboons in Uganda. You can find the first blog post here. After the first few weeks of struggling to figure out how to live in such a new environment, things have settled into a comfortable routine. We no longer forget towels or soap when we make the trek up the hill to use the shower. We’ve gotten over the smell of the pit latrine behind our house, and we know how to get water and have our clothes washed and deal with periodic …






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Uganda love this blog (Weganda learn about baboons)

I’m experiencing the worst jet lag of my life. I’ve never been 8 hours ahead of home. I got on a plane in New York 11am, and got off in Dubai the next morning. This is messing with my head. And of course I didn’t sleep at all on the plane. Our second flight, from Dubai to Entebbe, Uganda, was much shorter. We stayed Sunday night at a motel in Entebbe. Two adorable cats hung around our table as we ate dinner. I caved and gave them some of my fish. At night, I dreamt that they climbed on my …






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