There's something about Uganda July 18th 2006 The hell came to the fore under Idi Amin. Greed defines much of African politics and it was under him that Uganda rapidly deteriorated into chaos; a situation that is still mirrored today in many African countries. Uganda had just been on the verge of a civil war, when Dr Obote, Prime Minister of Uganda in the 1960s, carried out a coup to abolish the Bugandan monarchy, before setting about gaining ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Central Region » Kampala 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
I've just finished University, at Leeds studying Geography, and have a year free. Since I didn't take a 'gap' year, but have had a taste of travelling for a while, it would seem only inevitable that 9-months away, continuing the geography experience, is in order.
Thought I'd keep a blog instead of pestering peeps every few days with mass emails about giant scorpions and losing my luggage in a semi-humorous way. Feel free to email me tho, and I will reply :)
Oh and the photo is my audition for DKNY's next sunglasses campaign...... full info