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The Ugandan Tourist Trap: Milking the Equator for all it’s worth

Were you expected to be greeted with a statue of Idi Amin?

Were you expecting to be greeted with a statue of Idi Amin?

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson LOCATION: Uganda (2006)

Photojournalist Brian Henderson was in the region “raising awareness,” as he puts it, for the Batwa Pygmies.

But he also found time to raise awareness about the Equator, the often-celebrated-but-misunderstood imaginary line at zero degrees latitude.

We’re just thrilled that we can now fill in Uganda on our World Domination Map!

(Brian Henderson has also gobbled up San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge).

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  1. Tacky Tourist Photos » Blog Archive » Revenge of the Lobster Taco Says:

    [...] Brian Henderson is one of Tacky Tourist Photo’s most prolific contributors. Check out his enthusiasm about the Equator, his monster-like appetite for bridges and his phenomenal ability to mimic the dance moves of [...]

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