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Uganda by Philip Briggs
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Somebody once said that if you planted a walking stick overnight in the soil of Uganda, it would take root before morning dawned. Of all Africa's safari destinations, this is the most fertile. It's also the best destination in Africa for seeing a variety of primate species - visitors can spot more than ten types of monkey including mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. And if primate enthusiasts are found wandering round with imbecile grins, Uganda's birds have ornithologists doing cartwheels: more than 1,000 bird species have been recorded here making Uganda, in practical terms, the finest birdwatching destination in Africa. Moreover, in Uganda's premier savanna reserves, one can be almost certain of encountering lions, elephants and buffaloes. Whether visitors want to climb to the snows of the fabled Mountains of the Moon, raft the headwaters of the mighty Nile, or marvel at the legendary tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, this sixth edition of Philip Briggs' much-praised guide is the most comprehensive resource available.

Table of Contents

Uganda: The Bradt Travel Guide Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background information Chapter 2 Natural History Chapter 3 Practical Information PART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 4 Travelling in Uganda Chapter 5 Health Chapter 6 Kampala, Entebbe and Environs Kampala, Entebbe, Day trips out of Kampala/Entebbe Chapter 7 The Mbarara Road Mpanga Forest Reserve, Masaka, Lake Nabugabo, The Ssese Islands, Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara, Katongo Wildlife Reserve Chapter 8 Kigezi Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Kisoro, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Chapter 9 Kasese and Environs Kashoya Kitomi and Kalinzu Forests, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Ruwenzori Mountains National Park Chapter 10 Fort Portal and Environs Fort Portal, Kibale Forest National Park, Kasenda Crater Lakes, The Semliki Valley, Mubende, Ntusi and Bigo, Mityana Chapter 11 Murchison Falls and the Northwest Hoima, Masindi, Budongo Forest, Kanyiyo Pabidi Forest Reserve, Masindi to Murchison via Lake Albert, Murchison Falls National Park, A loop through the northwest Chapter 12 Jinja and Environs Jinja, Bujagali Falls, Mabira Forest Reserve Chapter 13 Eastern Uganda Busia, Tororo, Mbale, Mount Elgon Natinal Park, Around Mount Elgon, Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Kumi and surrounds, Soroti, Kidepo Valley National Park Appendix I Language Appendix 2 Glossary Appendix 3 Further Reading Index

Author Biography

{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0{\fonttbl{\f0\fnil\fcharset0 Verdana;}} \viewkind4\uc1\pard\lang1033\f0\fs17 Philip Briggs has written and co-authored ten Bradt travel guides, and has contributed to numerous other books, travel and wildlife magazines.\par }
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
6th edition
Illustrations
16pp colour photos & 47 maps
Imprint
Bradt Travel Guides
Pages
528
Dimensions
135x216x28
ISBN-13
9781841623092
Product ID
3806132

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