Kitende   single mom with her children in their one room house

  

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just a glimpse, stay tuned for more to explore  MilesAstray unfolds in retrospect. I was living these stories full time, now I'm making space to pen them down. Head over to the countries section for the latest places/stories and completed countries.

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a glimpse

 

glimpse: POPCORN | I was never a big fan of popcorn. Of course I had the luxury of not being a popcorn fan, because it was no more than a movie-snack to me and there were alternatives like nachos with cheese dip. Probably I’d be a bigger popcorn fan, if it was all I could afford for lunch today, sitting with my kids on the floor of my 9 square meter house in Kitende, Uganda. 

 

Lake Bunyonyi   islets

Lake Victoria   headland

among stars

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Lake Victoria

 

 

 

 

 

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places / stories

story lived, yet to be written
Entebbe / Tent in Ruins
story lived, yet to be written
Kitende / True Survival Artists
story lived, yet to be written
Lake Bunyonyi / Tough Negotiations, Overland Terror & Ghost Nonprofits
story lived, yet to be written
Lake Victoria / Beer Rolex Star Dialogues
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Entebbe / Tent in Ruins

story lived

yet to be written

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Kitende / True Survival Artists

story lived

yet to be written

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Lake Bunyonyi / Tough Negotiations, Overland Terror & Ghost Nonprofits

story lived

yet to be written

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Lake Victoria / Beer Rolex Star Dialogues

story lived

yet to be written

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in Africa

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maze for the feet & senses
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