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20 Reasons to Visit Uganda

Posted on Sun May 28, 2017.

You may have heard about Uganda in the media for the wrong reasons, e.g. being against same sex relationships, dictator Idi Amin, wars, etc! I can bet that the situation on the ground is very different!

There are 101 good reasons to visit this little Gem described by many as gifted by nature and the Pearl of Africa. So what are these reasons? We shall give you only 20, and you'll discover the rest.

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How safe is visiting Uganda?

Posted on Sat December 31, 2016.

When you hear about Africa, most likely the story is about insecurity, disease, terrorist attacks, dictatorships and bad laws (such as the repealed anti-gay law in Uganda). Yes, there are places which have wars, and we wouldn’t recommend you to visit them. Your safety is paramount to us.

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CEO of Sights and Sounds of Africa Presents Outstanding Paper at AUTO's 20th Anniversary

Posted by Caroline on Tue October 27, 2015 in Uganda Travel News.

Mr. Celestine Katongole, the founder and CEO of Sights & Sounds of Africa Safaris delivered a keynote speech to hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Association of Uganda Tours Operators (AUTO) at Kampala's Fairway Hotel

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The Other Side of Idi Amin You never Knew About

Posted by Celestine on Thu July 3, 2014 in Uganda Travel Experiences.

“In the early 70s when I was a kid, we used to play from the state house compound in Entebbe. We played with the children of the president and sometimes we were invited for a cup of tea by their dad. He greeted us while he was on his regular roadwork exercise. We were just little children from the street but we dined with President Idi Amin Dada”. Helen.

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Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of Africa

Posted by Maya on Tue May 6, 2014 in Food and Culinary Experiences.

There is simplicity in the food system of Africa that is only truly appreciated when chopping down your first sugar cane, learning the art of peeling and biting it raw. Within that bite, it is easy to feel the immeasurably different experience you may have opening a packet of refined sugar to put in your morning cup of coffee.

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