Speke Resort & Conference Centre
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsSpeke Resort & Conference Centre Kampala
Speke Resort is everything younxhould expect in a world class resort . This was a reallynpleasantnarrival after running the 40km gauntlet of peak traffic at 8:00pm on a Saturday evening. Businesses run and the streets are busy from 8:00am to midnight every day - or so said our enterprising driver.
The Routes Africa Summit would prove to be challenging though and with the beckoning shores Lake Victoria clearly visible from my breakfast table, I would come no closer exploring the much-beckoning vaunted beauty of Uganda and it's famous gorilla and chimpanzees.
Four days later, I departed before dawn for the famous Entebbe Airport and my trip back to South Africa. My most memorable anecdote: that Idi Amin had decimated the rhinompopulation to extinction in replenishing his diminishing coffers.
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A relatively short drive today, leaving Jinja the second largest city in Uganda to Kampala the largest city and capital of Uganda, some 85 kilometres away. Departing Jinja we began driving over a fairly large bridge/dam, and just as I was about to snap off a few pics, our guide, Prosper, warned us that pictures of the bridge were forbidden. He went on to explain that during the Idi Amin rule, this bridge had been the site where ...
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... on a boda boda before coming back to pick us up. We went down into town to do some shopping and change some money before coming back to the hotel for dinner. It was a humbling and emotional day and made us all realise, I think, the real impact of the medical teams on the local communities. Today the team is splitting in 2 - most of the medics are going to Matugga to run a clinic for sponsored children while the rest of us are going to Bombo to paint classrooms. ...
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