Peck's personal Web site
in November 2005
of the countryside
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands held its Conference of the Parties in Munyonyo,
about five miles outside of Kampala, Uganda, on Lake Victoria. When not pushing
down computer keys in aid of wetland conservation and gazing out upon Lake Victoria
in the evenings, we got out to have a quick look around at the countryside.
homestead south of Mpigi, which is southwest of Kampala. Typically two small buildings,
one of them the main residence.
want of entertainment in the countryside
for a girls' school, St Henry is the patron saint of childless people.
mounds are everywhere
woman heading down from the village (out of sight behind us up the hill) to get
some water from the source at the bottom of the valley.
woman heading down from the village to get some water from the source at the bottom
of the valley.
woman toting some water back up to the village (surely we could send them some pipes or hoses or something instead of F-16s)
man craftily uses his bike to push his water back up the hill.
rural general store
mound, with Dwight for scale (photo by Tobias)
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