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Photography day!

Photography day!

Day of Photography! 19th of August 2018 was the day of photography. That means that today 20th of August I’m one day too late… But that does not mean I will wait for another year to pass by. I will still post this blog about the day of photography and I thought it would be nice to show my favourite photo’s from my recent trips! The last few years I have made a couple of trips abroad, both for myself…

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Horse riding in Uganda

Horse riding in Uganda

Before I went home on my last day in Jinja, Uganda I decided that I was going to do a horse riding tour. Back at home, I have been riding horses a lot. So I gave myself up as experience and for 3 hours. Without realizing that is has been quite a while ago. And therefore, my legs, but and belly muscles were not used to sitting in a saddle anymore. Not even thinking about 3 hours long! But I…

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The difference between water turning on the hemispheres

The difference between water turning on the hemispheres

  One of the small little facts that I always loved is the way the water turns when going down. The difference between the turning on either side of the equator. When I was on my travel throughout Uganda we crossed the equator a couple of times. Of course, I made a couple of funny pictures standing exactly on the 0-degrees line. 1 foot on the northern and 1 foot on the southern hemisphere… But on one of the more…

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Rafting on the Nile

Rafting on the Nile

After I finished my trip throughout Uganda I had a few days left in Jinja. Both my mom and my boyfriend couldn’t pick me up from the airport back home, so I had to book a few days later. On the other side, life in the tropics is never a problem. And I had on goal left in Uganda: Rafting. I had one free afternoon, one full day and the one almost full day left before I had to go…

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99% human. As close as you can get.

99% human. As close as you can get.

When I was doing my trip throughout Uganda I went on a chimpanzee tracking. In other words, we went out for a walk towards the place the chimpanzees should be. After looking around, communicating with other rangers and listening to their screaming, we found them! Before I tell you about my experience and thoughts during this track, first some more information about the similarity between these chimpanzees and humans. The exact percentages of identical DNA are something scientists are still…

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The big 5!

The big 5!

During my stay in Uganda I joined a safari tour, and on that tour we have seen the complete big five. I was beyond excited about that, so happy that I decided te tell something about the big five. And to show some of the pictures I took from them đŸ™‚ So, the big five obviously contains five different animal species: The Elephant (Loxodonta africana) The Rhino (Rhinocerotidae) The Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) The Lion (Panthera leo) The Leopard ( Panthera pardus)…

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