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 a government ferry. We arrived just when the ferry was leaving. It went for a few metres on the water and came back for us.
Unfortunately, the island is not the small paradise it was some years ago. Twenty years ago, this place could have become a park. Today, far from one, the island has only become a vast palm plantation for making palm oil.
The lush forest that covered the island in the past has almost been entirely cut to make space for plantations. In my opinion, more than 80% of the island has been ravaged for this type of agriculture. Moreover, palm oil is harmful because of the saturated fat it contains...