Touring Kampala with Walter’s Tours. A piece for Travelstart.

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Uganda. – Imagine being able to manoeuvre freely through the streets of a vibrant and pulsating African city. Face to the wind. Ear to the varied sounds. 

Eyes peaked to the visual offerings. Drinking in the very character of the city as it floats heavy on the air. Coming within arms reach of pedestrians, heavily laden bikes and cars, fume-spewing buses. Marabou Storks circling overhead. Camera in hand, smiling as you capture all to memory and card as you go.

I’m in Uganda’s capital, one of East Africa’s craziest cities, on a full day Boda Boda or motorbike tour, with Walter’s Tours … 

Read the full story as written by me for the Travelstart blog.

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The beautiful Bahai Temple of Africa.

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A tour of the Buganda Kingdom including the King’s Palace.

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A sobering visit to the Idi Amin’s torture chambers.

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A tour of Old Kampala and a visit to the Uganda National Mosque.

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The organized chaos of Kampala taxi rank. 

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The local craft markets of Kampala, Owino Market and sights from the back of the Boda.

Follow Travelstart on Twitter and Facebook and see other contributions and articles by me on their blog here. Also I encourage you to connect with Walter on Facebook and Twitter or email him at waltersbodaboda@gmail.com for more info, prices and to make booking.

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Watch the video too – A Boda Boda ride through Kampala.

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