Uganda Tourist Traps

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Uganda Tourist Traps

  • Karuma Falls

    A gaggle of tourist had piled out of a couple of minibuses and were having a butchers at the falls as the bus that I was travelling in sped passed.This is possibly the only thing that could possibly be described as a tourist trap on the otherwise dull trip to the north of Uganda. I was quite envious of the tourists as it would have been nice to...

  • Special is taxi and it have special...

    In Uganda matatu is called taxi, while what we considering taxi they call it special. Of course, special cost much more than matatu and available after hours if staying out till late in some club or bar. Matatu stops driving after 11:00 PM. There excist yellow cab service in Uganda, but not much of them can be seen around except for late hours in...


    The usual problem in Uganda is that, in the warm hours you will be tempted to take a bath and some swim in one of their nice and virgin lakes.... Dont do it! Prior to it you should ask locals if there is risk of bilharzia there. This is some kind of small snail that lives in water near the lakes shores and that even if you can't see it, it goes...


    AIDS is a big problem in Uganda as well as in other african countries, so having sexual relationships with local population without protection is a high risk. Thius is specially dangerous for women travelling alone, not because Ugandans are very aggressive but because the males are very promiscuous and sexually active, so don't be surprised if your...

  • Good at Bargaining?

    In Uganda bargaining on prices is the order of the day (except for some few exclusive shops) Your bargaining power determines the price you pay. This applies practically to all commodities and services. Therefore the best thing is to move in companion of a tour guide or an insider to avoid paying excessively. Inquire about the price ranges and be...

  • Taxi drivers - they have to...

    Taxi drivers - they have to make a living too, but given the chance they will rip you off. Not all of them admittedly, but they will charge you about 5 times what they would charge a local. A better bet during the day is to travel by matatu (minibus taxi) as their fares are set and extremely cheap too. Taxis after dark are a must, but get some idea...

  • ANIMAL LIFE:Baboons:There...

    ANIMAL LIFE:Baboons:There are five species of baboons, all occurring in Africa. Recognition: baboons are best described as large monkeys with long developed and short tails as compared to their cousins. they spend most of the day foraging on the ground and nights in trees or on cliffs. During the night, they rest in trees. Baboons have short...

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