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quote "I am the hero of Africa" - Idi Amin

Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest, chimp tracking at Kibale, rafting the crazy White Nile

Getting pickpocketed, Kampala's horrible pollution (a pleasant, green city according to Lonely Planet...)

head scratchers
Why do they make it so hard for tourists to access money (forex difficult, no ATMs, no Travelers Checks etc.?)



population (mn)

24.7 million
capital Kampala
languages English, Luganda and Swahili
religion Christian, Muslim
currency Ugandan shilling

  Click on the thumbnail shots below to see larger photos with descriptions.  
ratings (1-5) 5 = best
Friendliness: 4
culture: 3
fun: 4
transport: 2
nature: 5


total score: 21/30


average cost per day
$US120 per day (for two)



  February 5, 2004->   The Primates of Uganda  
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