Uganda Travel Experiences

Truths you may not Know about Matoke

Posted by Celestine on Sat November 16, 2019 in Uganda Travel Experiences.

Many people look at motoke as a plant while others see it as merely food. And others still ask what this is all about! In Buganda matoke is much more than a plant and food. It is one of the most cherished aspects of Buganda culture. Matoke were here long before the arrival of European explorers. It is believed that it was in the rein of Kintu, Buganda’s first revolutionary King after the fall of Ttonda dynasty, that Matoke was introduced. Since that time matoke have been a part of the Baganda, for now close to 800 years.

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Evidence of civilisation in Uganda 3000 years before Jesus

Posted by Celestine on Thu July 25, 2019 in Uganda Travel Experiences.

Uganda is indeed a country of many wonders. Many people talk about the natural beauty of this country and never its rich cultural diversity. Recently, I embarked on a journey to the east of the country. A few kilometers from Jinja, I ended up at Bwonda landing site in Mayuge. Got into a speed boat for about 2 hours into lake Victoria. The The expansiveness of the lake with a few islands scattered far between each other, coupled with a bumpy ride, got me both excited and scared at the same time.

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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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