Regina Photographer – Head Meets Heart

We have been enjoying our last week here in Uganda, and have been busy working at the baby home.  Today was our last day there, and I definitely have some mixed emotions about leaving.  Yes, I am terribly sad to go and will miss the babies, volunteers and staff, but...

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Regina Photographer – New Friends

Sorry for my neglect in blogging the past few days- yes, we are still in Uganda, thanks for sticking with me!  We had a pretty relaxing weekend, which was a nice change of pace from the hectic, but amazing, week we had on safari last week.  We did some shopping,...

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Regina Photographer – Are You Sure?

Amongst the other obvious cultural differences, Ugandan people phrase things differently than we do.  Instead of saying, “Really?” or "Are you serious?" after you say something that is hard to believe or kind of shocking, they say, “Are you sure?”  Well, here is an...

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Regina Photographer – Going on a Lion Hunt

I spent the last couple of days at the Paraa Safari Lodge with my family.  What an amazing experience!  The resort is located in the Murchison Falls wildlife reserve, so from our supper table, we would hear hippos snorting or elephants trumpeting- it was incredible. ...

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Regina Photographer – A New Hope

We spent the night at the Watoto guesthouse in Gulu, and this morning continued on our journey to our safari.  Before leaving Gulu, we had the chance to stop by the Living Hope center for women.  The mission of Watoto’s Living Hope center is to empower women who are...

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Regina Photographer – VIPs

We had the honor of meeting some very important people today- well, I guess the first group weren't people… On our way to Gulu this morning, we stopped by the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.  Ugandan rhinos were hunted to the point of extinction in the early 1980s, as...

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Regina Photographer – Two Places at Once

Before our trip, we made a dream list of ‘to do’s’ while we were in Uganda, and a trip to see the equator was one of those things.  Today after church, we made the trek out of Kampala to do just that.  It was 83 km from where we started until we arrived at the...

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Regina Photographer – Chickens, Goats and Soccer, Oh My!

We had a busy day today doing a lot of touring of other Watoto sites outside of Kampala.  Our first stop was a village called Suubi, and while there, we visited a few of Watoto’s sustainability programs.  If I haven’t already mentioned, I believe wholeheartedly that...

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Regina Photographer – Mzungus on Parade

The last two days were spent working at the Watoto baby home- I don’t know if I can call it ‘work’ to cuddle with adorable wee babes all day…  We have had such an amazing time so far getting to know the staff, other volunteers, and of course, the main attraction-...

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Regina Photographer – Greetings from Uganda!

Greetings from Courtney Liske Photography in Uganda! For those who don't know, my parents live in Uganda, Africa.  They are working as missionaries with an incredible organization called Watoto.  If you haven't read about Watoto, I would highly encourage you to take...

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Regina Wedding Photographer – Adam & Vicki Engagement

It was a busy weekend for Courtney Liske Photography!  The May long weekend started with a wedding, and wrapped with an engagement shoot.  I got to spend the morning with Vicki and Adam (and Denver!) taking some engagement photos.  I am really looking forward to...

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