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Africa Essay

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Have you ever been to a place where the natural beauty of its people and its landscapes has stirred inspiration into your life? Have you ever been to a place where everything is just beautiful? A place where the heat glazing on your skin makes you feel like you wish you could stay forever? I know of such a place. Uganda. Africa is a place where the beauty has been portrayed in many artistic works. Uganda receives its beauty from many contrasts. Rugged mountains coexist with savannahs and meadows. Dry lands show up in the district of lakeshores Uganda is a place where the beauty of the land makes your troubles disappear and replaces them with the mystery of the land. Just 50 miles from the ...view middle of the document...

The stories and experiences that my family had gone through and then they shared that experience with me. I know that three and a half weeks will not compare to a whole childhood, but I felt like it did. It gave me an experience that I will never forget in a lifetime. The elegance of this motherland fills my mind every year when the freezing wind and snow of winter comes around. The sunset, the land, the animals, the people, the mansions, the shacks, the ancient houses, I could go on forever. It?s amazing that after all theses years, people still live in tiny shacks just walking distance from the big houses.Murchison Falls National Park is known to be one of the most amazing places in Uganda, and the whole of Africa. It is the largest game park in the country. Murchison Falls is where the River Nile throws itself in an astounding eruption through a thin space and then plunges 40 meters in one breathtaking leap. When I say breathtaking, I mean the view of everything literally takes your breath away. There are numerous rainbows that form over the falls and the water. It is beautiful.A launch trip up stream to the falls was one of the greatest experiences that I had on my trip. Elephants, giraffes, buffalos, crocodiles and countless antelope, birds and even storks are few of the animals that I admired at the water's edge as the launch glides along. It was great.Stepping out of the wooded shack on the road of dirt making my way to the closed jeep which was going to tour us through...

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