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The Equator

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The Equator

Uganda is one of the few countries in the world where the imaginary line that divides the earth into two half passes. The Equator or the Uganda equator crosses into Uganda at a point situated 72km south of Kampala along the Kampala – Masaka road.

 

At this point, there are two cement circles marking the equator line and it is worth stopping if you are traveling to Masaka or Kampala for a photo moment. Also watch a demonstration by local entrepreneur on how water swirls in opposite directions in the northern & southern hemispheres at the equator line. Other equator markers are located in Kasese district within the Queen Elizabeth National Park, 420km southwest of Kampala.

 

Another reason that make equator worthwhile stop are the great shopping bargains. The point has got several craft shops and art galleries run by individuals and organizations. These craft stalls sell souvenirs and handmade products while some with marks talking about the Equator. It will not be inconveniencing if you bought a T-shirt with words ‘I crossed the Uganda Equator’.

 

Aid Child gallery and Gallery Antique showcase  thier products in a more pleasing manner than their competitors. Facing Aidchild Gallery, is the Papula Paper organisation, specially dealing in recyling and selling of paper products. Its worth checking out.

 

The Equator has also got two main restaurants, one at Gallery Antique shop and the other at Aid Child. These serve decent English food and tasty coffee.


Getting there:

Traveling from Kampala, take a bus or minibus-taxi heading to Kayabwe or Masaka. Minibuses are available in the new Kampala taxi park while buses operate from both the Baganda bus park and the Nakivubo bus terminal. The journey will cost you around Ush15,000 to Ush20,000-one way fare.

 

 

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