Kampala - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Expectations of a magical African experience. - Jan 2024

fancy shoes - Jun 2022

Your own fixed opinions. A thought of how things should work gives you too much stress. There is no “should be this way” in this country. - Dec 2021

Winter clothes. Expectation of efficiency or punctuality. - Aug 2020

Complaining. If you are a complainer you will sink into a depression. Come with a sense of adventure and a lot of patience. - Nov 2019

Coat, skis, low-clearance car, arrogance. - Oct 2019

Winter coats. - Mar 2019

Winter clothes. - Feb 2019

Winter clothes. - Jan 2019

Winter clothes, your expectation of things happening the way they do back home, etc. - Oct 2018

Expectation of privacy, concept of rules on the road, and personal space bubble - Sep 2018

Valuables and nice cars. - Sep 2018

Winter clothes (except a light jacket). - Aug 2018

Boat/kayak - nearly all lake water (especially near Kampala) has bilharzia, so no boating or swimming to avoid contracting that. - Jun 2018

Sweaters. - Jun 2018

Cold-weather clothes. - Aug 2015

Notions that the Pearl of Africa is idyllic. Winter clothes, sweatshirts. Sense of timeliness. - Jun 2014

Winter gear. - Oct 2013

winter coat, snow skis, and bad attitude. - Mar 2013

watch. Everything happens slowly, if at all. Progress is fleeting. Lower your expectations. - Sep 2009

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