Kenya Safari Adventures

 

 

 

Uganda Water Rafting Safaris


The Falls offered a background for Humphrey Bogart in John Huston's well known movie in 1951, The African vacation tours and safaris Queen filmed on the location along the Murchison Nile as well as on Lake Albert.Also the British royals have visited Murchison,In 1930 it was the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and later on the Queen Mother in 1959.The minor happy famous person visitor was Ernest Hemingway that was in 1954 when he literally dropped in.

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His aim was simply to pass over the waterfall however his airplane clipped an old telegraph wire strung over the gorge & cartwheeled into the riverine forest. Hemingway with his wife were saved and taken to Butiaba where their rescue airplane crashed while taking off.The safari holiays park is bisected by Victoria Nile which first heads down 80km of white water rapids ahead f plunging 40m across the remnant rift valley barricade at Murchison Falls, the centerpiece of the park. This waterfall got its name in 1864 by the wellknown explorer Samuel Baker who believed it as the most significant object all through African Safari Destinations



   
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