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View from my hotel balcony1

Kampala......the first 2 weeks

September 2nd 2010
Hey everyone :-) Well Kath and I safely made it to Kampala, Uganda 2 weeks ago and have been settling into life as volunteers.....not a bad life really! We're staying at a hotel in an area of Kampala called Mengo, it's pretty close to the city centre....just a quick boda boda (motorbike taxi) ride away. Our friend Jacqui (who has been here since April) has been showing us around and introdu ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala

Ugandan Flag Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more
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