East Africa 2012

7½ months - with Melanie - Toyota Hiace 4x4 van

Selected region: Uganda

Things are moving around in Uganda!  —  2012/10/11  —  Uganda

In this blog, I tried to show you something else than static photos. I put some videos on various themes in order to show you what we are experiencing...
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Mount Elgon region  —  2012/10/10  —  Uganda

Mount Elgon region is very scenic and dotted with numerous falls coming from the mountain range. We have chosen to explore the Sipi Falls.One of the camping...
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Nyero - Rock paintings  —  2012/10/08  —  Uganda

Nyero is a small far-away village near the town of Kumi. At this place, it is possible to see several rock paintings.The paintings' age is subject to...
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Murchison Falls National Park  —  2012/10/05  —  Uganda

Murchison is the biggest park in Uganda with its 3840 km2. In the sixties, this park contained an incredible fauna; it was possible to see elephant herds...
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On the road #2  —  2012/10/04  —  Uganda

Lake Albert You already know about Lake Albert, we were at the south of this huge lake when we visited the Semuliki Wildlife Reserve and the Ntokoro Village.This...
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Ziwa Rhinoceros Sanctuary  —  2012/10/02  —  Uganda

In Uganda, there is no more rhinoceros in the wild. Two species of rhinos were living in the countries: the white rhinoceros and the black rhinoceros...
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Kampala - The capital  —  2012/09/27  —  Uganda

Kampala is a capital with more than 1.7 million inhabitants. Like many big cities in developing countries, Kampala swims in a chaotic and polluted sea...
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Ssese Islands  —  2012/09/25  —  Uganda

The Ssese Islands are a group of islands in Lake Victoria. The main one, called Bugala, is the easiest to visit.The island is accessible with a car using...
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Semuliki Wildlife Reserve  —  2012/09/22  —  Uganda

Before getting to the reserve, there was a superb viewpoint on the Semuliki Forest. The forest extends from the left of the road up to Congo.We didn't...
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Kasenda craters  —  2012/09/18  —  Uganda

The Kasenda craters region is dotted with ancient craters often flooded with water, sometimes filled with forest and sometimes used for agriculture. There...
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Queen Elizabeth National Park  —  2012/09/15  —  Uganda

The Queen Elizabeth National Park is located between lake Edward and lake George. The Kazinga channel linking these two lakes is located at the centre...
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Lion or not lion? That is the question!  —  2012/09/14  —  Uganda

Blog written by Melanie.We saw a lion's footprint, a biiiigggggg lion's footprint... We saw lion's paws... We saw a lion's tail... We saw a lion's belly...But...
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest  —  2012/09/10  —  Uganda

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park, located in the Rift Valley, has an area of only 331 km2. This park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, shelters...
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Lake Bunyonyi  —  2012/09/06  —  Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi, located in the south-west of Uganda, is quite popular on travellers itinerary. There is a very nice road that runs along the north shore...
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On the road #1  —  2012/09/01  —  Uganda

A small break in Kisoro after a month of travel in Rwanda. We camped at this place for 5 days. In the background, one of the volcanoes of the Volcanoes...
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