East Africa Photo Gallery
 
For more details about the whole African adventure, read my diary based on emails from Africa (in Czech only)
To learn more about out trip around Kenya and Tanzania, read Camelia's collected emails (in English)
If you want to play the computer game I helped to develop in Uganda for Edirisa organisation, click on Drum

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Lake Bunyonyi, located in southwestern Uganda at the altitude of 2000 m above see level, where the campsite of Edirisa can be found


One of the deepest and also the most beautiful African lakes, due to its elevated altitude offering mild climate (20 degrees Centigrade all year round)


Landing point at Rutinda, where a local market takes place twice a week and locals come there by canoe


People sell mostly fruits and vegetables grown locally, such as Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, pineapple, avocado, sugar cane


Local crafswomen in colorful clothes gathered around Miha, the leader of Edirisa organisation


A typical church in Uganda, where the majority of population belongs to Catholic or Protestant church.


Children have to carry water for their families in jerry cans


African kids are extremely cute


Children take care of their younger siblings


People in Africa always carry their babies on the back


Our favorite kids from the Bufuka peninsula


Kanimba, the chief of the local tribe of Pygmies, the shortest people on Earth


Bujagali falls on the river Nile, a favorite spot for white water rafting


Beautiful landscape along the river Nile near its source in Jinja, on Victoria lake


Typical countryside in Uganda, lush green land beset with huts and houses amidst banana trees


Banana plants grow very quickly and are cut down every year


Tea plantations are characteristic for the region around Fort Portal in western Uganda


Ugandan school full of children in uniforms cheering the arrival of a mzungu (white person)


Crater lakes near Fort Portal, created after an implosion of a former volcanoe and flooded by water.


Water from the lakes is pure, safe and ideal for swimming


Sipi falls in eastern Uganda near the border with Kenya, is a series of falls and rapids


The falls offer breathtaking views


The highest fall in Sipi, a famous tourist attraction and a favorite subject of Ugandan postcards


A small african round hut from the Sipi region, a dwelling for the whole family counting 8 or more persons


Roaring waters of Sipi falls with a little lake underneath.


One can even go behind the falls, where interesting pictures can be made


Masai women posing for naive Michal (who thought he'd get this picture for free:))


Masai men performing the warriors' dance for mzungu tourists


Safari vehicles in Masai Mara during the picnic break


A glimpse of Kenya: young elephant with an accacia tree in the background.


A rarely seen Black rhino (highly endangered species)


Exhibitionist baboon monkey, masturbating and reaching orgasm in front of a cheering audience! The funnies moment of our safari.


Masai Mara's royal couple in honeymoon, copulating without being bothered by curious tourists


Vervet monkey with his long tail.


Monkeys exploring the tourist compound


Michal and Camelia on the top of Ngorongoro crater, a place with high concentration of wildlife, northern Tanzania


Ngorongoro crater originated by the implosion of a huge volcanoe, thus creating one of the largest calderas in the world (20 km in diameter).


A happy lion family. It is not difficult to get to a close proximity from lions


Lions searching for shadow, eventually sat comfortably under the car, completely ignoring the astonished tourists


Zebras are ubiquitous in Ngorongoro crater. Mother breastfeeding her little one


An old and huge elephant with a herd of zebras in the background


The colorful market of Lushoto. Former Wilhelmstal, a favorite vacation spot for the German colonial administration located in Usambara mountains


Selling "snacks" to bus passengers. Fruits and vegetables are extremaly inexpensive in this part of Africa.


Lush vegetation in the proximity of Lushoto


Welcome to the rainforest! Usambara mountains


Zanzibar palace in Stone Town, former residence of Oman sultans


Fort Jesus in the Kenyan coastal town Mombasa, an old Portuguese fortress which has changed the hands in countless bloody sieges


Downtown Nairobi viewed from the top of the Kenyatta Conference Center


Another picture of downtown Nairobi with skyscrapers and the burned City Hall