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... hour as the monkeys bounced and jumped around us.
From our Golden Monkey trek, it was time to make the 1.5 hour drive back to Kigali to visit the Genocide Memorial. This had been scheduled on the day we headed to Volcanoes National Park, however we hit 'Community Day’ when the memorial was closed.
Community Day takes place across Rwanda on the last Saturday of every month from 8 am to 11 am. During this time each Rwandan is expected to ...
... nice and was nothing we
are used to. We also didn’t have Wi-Fi (no kidding), but it felt good to be cut
off of the world.
The next morning, we woke up at 8, after a very good night
of sleep. For breakfast, we had some fresh fruits, fresh juice (Chapati) and some
really good omelet. Then, we wanted to go to the beach, but we had a surprise.
The tide here is really, really big. I mean the ocean was in the horizon. We
could barely see it. There were a ...
... off their little faces as they were all so enthusiastic and extremely talented. Day two the weather changed for the better and nick and I took off for the day walking in the Drakensburg mountains to Giants Castle. To say I was in my element would be an understatement as we had the whole mountain to ourselves and the sun shone all day. The walk was 5 hrs and 16km long. I even managed a swim in a waterfall at the end - perfect. Bev had a relaxing day back at the B&B. oh forgot ...
Overall, Zanzibar was not the Indian
ocean Island we were expecting but we are glad we came. It is just
not the paradise island we wanted. We loved Stone Town though and
finished off here for one more night. We had some cocktails on the
roof top bar of 6 Degrees South, a posh western type bar/restaurant
before heading downstairs for food. A nice way to finish off a good
couple of weeks on the island.
... Out of the corner of my eye I could see people from our flight getting their bags at the carousel. Something told me we should go check that out, but we were both under the impression that our bags were being forwarded to our connecting flight. Then as Dawna approached the wicket she noticed that her the VISA card she had been given was someone else's. She asked the people around us if she had their card and sure enough a young couple in the line beside us said it ...