SAMMY (31)

The road and the towns are not that different in Kenya in comparison with Uganda: the other drivers are as crazy, the towns look the same, a bit more plastic bags along the road and the occasional pothole that grabs your attention when you’r dozing of. Somewhere after Eldoret I meet Sammy when I stop … More SAMMY (31)

SILAS (36)

Declined… my demand to ride all the way up Mount Elgon is declined. The second highest park ranger in command refuses to let me ride up the mountain with my motorcycle. It is apparently illegal to enter any Kenyan national park by motorcycle or tricycle (tuc-tuc). I try to convince him, I even suggest a … More SILAS (36)

TEDDY (37)

k As I give my bike a morning inspection I see a woman lurking around. She introduces herself as Teddy. Before I even can ask how she got that name she already tells me that she has no idea why her dad gave her this strange masculine name. She’s the manager of the mountain inn … More TEDDY (37)

SAMOSA MASTER

Before I head out of town I give a ride to Samosa Master (aka Emma), who is returning home with some groceries. He’s a Samosa baker and vendor. Samosas are small fried triangles of dough with meat or vegetables inside. It’s very clear how Samosa Master got his name. His product is just delicious. The … More SAMOSA MASTER

EDRIN (23)

Filming Roses story and updating everything took me a few days in Kampala. All this time I could stay at Grants place. A friend I met while climbing the Nyaragongo volcano in DRC a while back. He’s also a motorcyclist, a great man with even greater stories that we always share with some good food … More EDRIN (23)

ROSE

I pick up Rosemary Nambooze (age unknown, you don’t ask that kind of things to lady ;-)) when I’m getting lost from Entebbe to Kampala. I give Rose and her son, Abryl a ride to Angel’s center for children with special needs in Nansana (on the outskirts of Kampala) . Listen to her story. you … More ROSE