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Top of the World View

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Some locals came up with the wonderful idea of making a viewpoint on the highest point int he hills around the magnificent crater lakes south of Fort Portal in Uganda. They called it "the top of the world"

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Africa


A: Lake Nkuruba

di Neville Kingdon, 1.9 km di distanza

Lake Nkuruba, a volcanic crater lake in the Ndali-Kasende Crater Field, south of Fort Portal.  On the...

Lake Nkuruba

B: Lake Kitagata View

di David du Plessis, 74.3 km di distanza

This beautiful volcano crater lake in Uganda's Queen Elisabeth National Park had a perfect mirror smo...

Lake Kitagata View

C: Lake Kitagata

di David du Plessis, 75.2 km di distanza

Uganda is full of ancient volcanic crater lakes. This one is in the Queen Elisabeth National Park whi...

Lake Kitagata

D: Queen Elisabeth National Park

di David du Plessis, 77.4 km di distanza

Driving away from the rivers and dams of the Queen Elisabeth National park in Uganda is a worth wile ...

Queen Elisabeth National Park

E: Bangweulu Swamps Zambia

di Rolf Ris, 234.2 km di distanza

Bangweulu Swamps Zambia

F: Gorillas in the mist

di Rolf Ris, 244.3 km di distanza

Mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes Rwanda - Africa. The Susa family was the family Diane Foss...

Gorillas in the mist

G: Murchison Falls

di David du Plessis, 247.8 km di distanza

Describes as the most exciting thing to happen to the Nile in its total journey to the Red Sea! This ...

Murchison Falls

H: Kibuli Mosque

di Alexander Shalit, 254.0 km di distanza

 I think this is first 360 pano in Kampala :)Enjoy.From 360israel ;) 

Kibuli Mosque

I: Headquarters BCs in Muyinga

di Coeckelberghs Nicolas, 373.7 km di distanza

Headquarters BCs in Muyinga

J: Cantiere

di Sara Caccivio, 407.0 km di distanza


Questo panorama è stato scattato in Africa

Questa è una vista generale di Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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