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UGANDA


Location - East Africa; Capital - Kampala; Population - 31 million; Currency - Uganda Shilling MORE UGANDA

We crossed back into Uganda from Kigali, Rwanda and headed for Lake Bunyonyi, in December 2007.

 

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ugand104Lake Bunyonyi, as seen from the Overland Resort at Rutinda

 

 

ugand107Lake Bunyonyi, southern Uganda

 

 

ugand108Lake Bunyonyi at Rutinda, on the northern shore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand110The sun shines on Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand114Rush hour on Lake Bunyonyi

 

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ugand116A view of the Overland Resort from Crater Bay Cottages, Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

ugand118Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand121Searching in vain for otters - Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand123But we did see the national bird of Uganda, the grey crowned crane - Lake Bunyonyi

 

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ugand124Grey crowned crane, Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

ugand125Cacti at Rutinda, Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand126Lunchtime for this bird - Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand127Lake Bunyonyi

 

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ugand132One of the jetties at Bushara Island, a short boat ride from Rutinda - Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand133From the sundeck on Bushara Island, Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand137All is calm on Lake Bunyonyi - Bushara Island

 

 

ugand139Akampene Island (Island of Punishment) Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

ugand144I didn't know crayfish looked like this - Lake Bunyonyi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand146Passing through the town of Ishaka, on the way to Lake Nkuruba

 

 

ugand150The lakeside banda at Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand148Bucket showers at Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand153Black-and-white colobus monkey at Lake Nkuruba

 

 

ugand158Reflections on Lake Nkuruba

 

 

ugand159The lakeside forest is a great place to watch monkeys jumping from tree to tree - Lake Nkuruba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand161Beautiful black-and-white colobus monkeys - Lake Nkuruba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand163Drying out beans at Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

 

 

ugand168Lake Nyabikere is a few kms from Lake Nkuruba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand167Out fishing on Lake Nyabikere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand170Lake Nyabikere

 

 

 

ugand171A vervet monkey at Lake Nyabikere

 

 

ugand191Treehouse at Kibale Primate Lodge - Kibale National Park

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ugand173Kibale National Park is an excellent centre for chimpanzee tracking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand177A mother with her baby in Kibale National Park

 

 

ugand181The chimpanzees were very vocal when fending off a lone chimp from another group - Kibale National Park

 

 

ugand185A baby chimpanzee dangles from a branch in Kibale National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand187It was amazing to see the baby's hairless face - Kibale National Park.
The original photo is too blurred to pass on (lots of zoom and too little light to prevent camera shake).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand210A marabou stork has a bird's eye view of Entebbe

 

 

ugand200Fishing in Lake Victoria - Entebbe

 

 

ugand212Entebbe Botanical Gardens overlook Lake Victoria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand211A vervet monkey playing around at an Entebbe hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ugand208Entebbe Wildlife Education Reserve is an animal sanctuary

 

 

ugand205A shoebill at Entebbe Wildlife Education Reserve

 

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LINKS

www.visituganda.com - Uganda tourist board

www.uwa.or.ug - responsible for Uganda's national parks and issues gorilla tracking permits

www.traveluganda.co.ug

www.ugandatourism.org

 

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