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Sep 24, 2008 - Riding Quads near the Source of the Nile in Uganda

9/24/08 Prior to our trip, Uganda conjured up a variety of negative images: the violently oppressive regime of Edi Amin in the 70's (brought back to mind with the recent movie, The Last King of Scotland starring Forrest Whittaker), and the 1994 genocide in neighboring Rwanda and the resulting flood of refugees and war criminals (often one and the same) in the country. Despite their troubling and chaotic past, current Uganda is on the mend with a stable and supportive government, foreign investments, and breathtakingly beautiful countryside....

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