Protea Hotel Kampala

4 Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala, 9421, Uganda | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kampala

Salvation Army Home of Joy

A travel blog entry by lovettn


While Alison went back to the Uganda Private midwives association to print out bits for her conference, pat and I braved the mile walk along the main road to the salvation army's home for abandoned disabled children. It was a hot a dusty walk along the pavement that was shared by pedestrians cars and boda boras.We were a bit of a novelty again in this neighbourhood and it was uncomfortable when pat photographed the coffin makers on the way. ...

Day 4 - Half way across the world and Kampala

A travel blog entry by weightmans


... some near misses, then witnessed his first goat on a motorbike. Well it was actually 2 goats perched between 2 men. Only in Uganda! There was also an emergency stop which threw us all forward when the president came through, surrounded by army vans with men in armour, masks and guns. Scary! Philip told us if we don't stop then we would be being thrown around the bus didn't seem so bad in comparison! We arrived at Kampala in one piece after a ...

Day 3 - Community day....let's get to work!

A travel blog entry by weightmans


... in the orphanage such as fixing 7 light bulbs, and it needed lots of plants outside to make it look more, the children love planting flowers! Also, the clothes which had kindly been donated needed sorting for the community children. Working at the orphanage today meant the group spent lots of quality time with the children, as they insist on helping out! They also were able to do lots of fun things such as making masks, playing jenga, ...

Day 5: So many things today

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... driver/tour guide, and we took off so I could see the city. First, he took me up to the top of one of Kampala's seven hills, and pointed out all the places that we would be visiting over the course of the tour, and gave me a great view of the city (though a better one was to come).

After that, we headed over to the Baha'i Temple at the top of another hill. Now, I had heard of the Baha'i faith before and I knew it was something about being ...

Tech in Uganda: the redux, part 1 - BYOD

A travel blog entry by andrewwardell

... four big mobile networks over here (five if you count Airtel and Warid as two separate networks despite the latter's acquisition by the former). The other three are Orange, MTN and Uganda Telecom. There's another one called K2, but nobody I know seems to use it for anything. Mobile networks are the way most internet gets done over here, which means data is relatively pricey. The sweet spot if you're a data hound seems to be around 125,000USh (about $62) which gets you ...

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This hotel, located on 4 Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala, is near Uganda Museum, Kasubi Tombs, Sesse Islands, and Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited.
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