The following photos are from the summer of 2012 in Gulu, Uganda. These particular photos focus on my experience hanging out in various villages. Click on a photo to start a slide show and bring up a larger size.
The Acholi people found creative ways to transport all kinds of items on bikes and bodas, including live chickens.
How I got to and from school everyday.
A big brother helping his little sister with her sandals in Layibi Village. I would often see small children like this wandering the streets in town as well.
In order to catch a chicken you just have to chase it until it gets tired…although my stamina was not much more than his.
Becca, Sarah and Dana on a Boda Boda. Sometimes I’d see 5 or 6 people riding on one Boda.
My friend David built a beautiful hut and Layibi Village is the home to these beautiful children.
Shaving also became rather difficult on a regular basis.
Two of my favorite kids hanging out in Layibi Village
Playing soccer at all ages!
My partner teacher Doris taught my friend Sarah and me how to kill and cook our own dinner.
The kids of Layibi schooled me!
Playing soccer in Layibi Village at my friend David’s.
Women in Uganda know how to carrying multiple items. You can’t see the water jug on her head in this picture! About an hour away from Gulu.