UGANDA May 3rd 2011 The second country on the East African leg of our trip was Uganda and we first arrived in the town of Entebbe on the banks of Lake Victoria before moving to the capital, Kampala.
Uganda has been in the world news in recent weeks with some small elements of unrest caused by rising food and fuel costs causing financial difficulties to the lower classes. After first becoming president in 1986 ... read more
Africa » Uganda 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
Please follow us on our 'Round the World Trip' as we back-pack through the wild, rough, beautiful and most unimaginable places on earth! Our first stop is Africa where we head to Tanzania to chill on the beaches of Zanzibar before we trek the jungles of Uganda to get close encounters with the Gorillas. We will also take in some safari, rafting and finally fishing on the longest river of Africa, The Victoria Nile. After Uganda, we will also go to Kenya for an Orphanage Volunteer Program and our final African adventures will be spent on the beautiful beaches of Mozamb... full info