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Uganda

The Saone river in Lyon, Burgundy.

The Tripologist

The Tripologist: Boat hire in France

Michael Gebicki Burgundy would be a fine choice. Great culinary traditions, fabulous wines, mediaeval towns.

Myth busting

Take a chance on me

Mexico, Baja, Cabo San Lucas, Land's End

Ben Groundwater On the roads less travelled, locals go out of their way to welcome you, writes Ben Groundwater.

Africa

In the midst of gorillas

Gorillas in your midst ... Uganda recognised the potential of gorilla tourism many years ago.

Alison Cassar When most people think of Uganda, it is of a country left shattered by its former despotic ruler, Idi Amin.

A tri-nation celebration

Lunch at Masai Mara.

Across cultures and ecosystems, Robert Upe takes a 2000-kilometre road trip through Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Extreme kayaking on the Nile

Kayaker at Hairy Lemon Island, Uganda.

Each winter dozens of freestyle kayakers descend on a tiny palm-fringed islandon the Nile in Uganda to try out their skills on a single wave, called the Nile Special, or, simply, the Wave.

Map of Uganda

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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