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Archive | March, 2010

Kasubi Tombs Where Four Kings of Buganda Rests

3. March 2010

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Kampala is not only a visitors’ center for visitors to Uganda, it also has many historical, cultural, manmade and religious attractions. The Kampala’s most famous attraction is the Kasubi tombs. From Kampala, the Kasubi Tombs is located 5 kilometers away on Kasubi hill. The ground is a royal burial place for four kings of Buganda, anciently known as Kabakas. Now the burial ground of kings holds importance in the Ganda culture as it symbolizes the Ganda’s culture and history. The tombs and palaces are great exemplary of ancient African architecture, hut made of reeds, different types of spears and their pet animals. The entire area shows their lifestyle. All year round, traditional customs, ceremonies are carried out in this place. On the new moon night, a ceremony and consultation medium  [...]

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Robben Island - Imprison yourself in exile beauty

1. March 2010

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Inscribed in 1999 as UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island is the landmark in history and a place that has emerged as the beauty beyond of its past history of cruelty on it. Robben Island a place for exile and banishment, for isolation and imprisonment, here political troublemakers, unwanted of society and social outcasts were send. The island has been used as prison for ages since yore, and it cane under the eye of world for the institutional brutality during apartheid years of South Africa. “Today when I look at Robben Island, I see it as a celebration of the struggle and a symbol of the finest qualities of the human spirit, rather than as a monument to the brutal tyranny and oppression of apartheid. It is true that Robben Island was once a place of darkness, but out of that darkness  [...]

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