katwe salt lake

Posted by on March 31, 2015 in Street, Uganda | 4 comments



The Katwe salt lake is near the Queens Nationalpark. It is too salty to This lake  to support any wildlife apart from flamingos – though since the 16th Century it has ensured the survival of the Katwe villagers, who spend their days under the equatorial sun, harvesting salt from its milky waters.


  1. Interesting photo Tom! What a hard life these people have. A powerful composition!

  2. That looks incredibly harsh.

  3. hard life nicely documented!

  4. Such a different way of life than what we in W countries know!

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