Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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A mental day in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A mental day in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... terraced hills. Regardless it is always a bit thrill and always puts a smile on my face when I arrive in a new country. Kigali looked like an interesting place, perched upon a hill with greenery all around. After booking into the Hotel Gloria I ...

Would you like your Fanta hot or cold?, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Would you like your Fanta hot or cold?

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... of some of these street kids [and adults]. She didn't look old enough to be alive when the genocide happened though. As I said, Rwanda is a tiny country, so it didn't take long to get to Kigali. We tried the Auberge again, but they had no rooms. We ...

Monkey business..., Kampala to Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Monkey business...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... ... Then down to Kibale NP from Chimp walk, amazing, then relaxing at Bunyonyi crater lakes before crossing into Rwanda to Kigali. Nitty Gritty: From Kampala we travelled north west to Masindi, the gateway town to Murchison Falls National Park. The ...

Honeymoon Time, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Honeymoon Time

A travel blog entry by irax

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... state of affairs left here by the Europeans that colonised Rwanda for a while. Also, The UN ignored warnings from those in Rwanda about what could potentially happen. Of course no-one could have predicted, and now can't believe the true horrors of ...

Muzungu in the mist......Gorillas..., Kigali, Rwanda via Uganda to Mwanza, Tanzania travel blog

Muzungu in the mist......Gorillas...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... human children, parks officials say. from: http://www.nationaudio.com/News/EastAfrican/ Abstract: Visited the mountain gorillas in Rwanda which was magical, relaxed at Lake Bunyonyi (again), spent 14 amazing hours with the chimps back at Kibale, ...

Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... the world to remind us too. It was amazing to see such little evidence of the genocide where we travelled through Rwanda, maybe the people were a little less enthusiastic about foreigners after the French behaviour during and up to the genocide, and ...

Rwanda - The Genocide, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda - The Genocide

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... , find a copy of "Shooting Dogs", a (in my mind) better film. Read, try to understand, please. We, everyone, owes Rwanda that. And look: This is Fillete. She was two years old. Her favourite toy was a doll. Her favourite food was ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... read about a particular place click the links, otherwise read on below: ~ Lake Kivu ~ Gorillas [Ruhengeri] ~ Genocide Memorials ~ Rwanda Summary ~~~~~~~~~~ Day the Twenty-ninth - in which we blag passage to Rwanda and I unwisely lose my rag ...

Back To Kigali In Style, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Back To Kigali In Style

A travel blog entry by irax

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... I was only staying one night in Kigali, so bought my bus ticket for the next day once I arrived. I timed my trip back to Kigali to coincide with a Saturday night so that I might go to the Ethiopian buffet again, I just needed to find at least one random ...

Genocide memorials, Nyamata and Ntarama, Rwanda travel blog

Genocide memorials

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... internet. We try and keep in touch regularly, especially if we're about to cross into another country. We really are leaving Rwanda tomorrow. Heading south-east to the Tanzania border and then... we're not quite sure. Hopefully we can get a bus through ...

Don't Mean to Bug You..., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Don't Mean to Bug You...

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... have a great crazy muzungu story. But keep this in mind - I HAD A COCKROACH STUCK IN MY EAR! I've been staying in Kigali with my friend Henriette. She has been an amazing friend, who has graciously allowed me to live in her spare bedroom, saving ...

Kampala to Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kampala to Kigali

A travel blog entry by dcm

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... bus had traveled from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to Nairobi, Kenya, to Kampala, Uganda, non stop, and was heading to Kigali, Rwanda.  Four countries, three days.  I wondered how many other problems they had.   I was excited when we ...

10 Signs You've Been Traveling in Africa Too Long, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

10 Signs You've Been Traveling in Africa Too Long

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Top 10 Signs You Have Been Traveling in Africa Too Long   1. You have begun to seriously consider the 80's as the greatest (and most recent) decade in music.   2. You don't feel truly comfortable on public transport unless there is a ...

Rwanda's Agony - 1  Million Individual Murders., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda's Agony - 1 Million Individual Murders.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... quote is from Stephen D Smith, the project Director of the Kigali Memorial Centre, the genocide memorial museum and education center in Kigali, Rwanda. Opened in 2004, 10 years after the genocide, it provides a place to grieve and remember. On this ...

Journey to Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Journey to Kigali

A travel blog entry by kimbugs

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... to despise the locals- think we are only after their money. But the other people in the queue were all speaking Kinya-rwanda (Rwandese language), French or Swahili. I'd tried to initiate a conversation with the guy standing behind me first in English and ...

Underwhelmed in Rwanda., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Underwhelmed in Rwanda.

A travel blog entry by rachrachk

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... to have some beers and take a look at the menu. Ruh roh. It's all in French. Did I mention they speak French in Rwanda? Weird. I guess not really, since they were colonized by the French back in the day. But still. French. With some help from Zach's ...

Trip to the Burera lake, Burera, Rwanda travel blog

Trip to the Burera lake

A travel blog entry by andreakolb

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The Burera lake is in the very north of Rwanda. It borders Uganda. It is one of the poorest regions in Rwanda with a high rate of malnutrition among ...

Singapore to Kigali,  Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Singapore to Kigali, Rwanda

A travel blog entry by gilbertenstein

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... Transit for a bit over an hour and then on to country #3 of the day via a Rwanda Air Express flight from Entebbe to Kigali, Rwanda. I hope you spotted that the flight was with Rwanda Air Express, or Plummet Air as one of my encouraging friends decided to ...

Keeping Busy (I guess), Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Keeping Busy (I guess)

A travel blog entry by joshing16

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First I apologize for not having pictures up yet. I've been trying to get them uploaded here at the office, since I don't really want to deal with taking my camera out at the internet cafe. However, here at the office internet is frustratingly ...

Keeping you in Suspense!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Keeping you in Suspense!

A travel blog entry by joshing16

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... (now it is). I was going to go to an internet cafe today and update in the morning, but today is Liberation Day in Rwanda and everything was closed! So I've had a real interesting weekend...world cup, new restaurants, clubs, and new people. BUT, ...

memorials of the genocide, Kigali and Nyamata, Rwanda travel blog

memorials of the genocide

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... been established. Whoever was behind the killing its effect was both instantaneous and catastrophic. Mass murder In Kigali, the presidential guard immediately initiated a campaign of retribution. Leaders of the political opposition were ...

After Death, Life., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

After Death, Life.

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... Or maybe there are just more bicycles and motor-taxis and less private vehicles. Although traffic may be manageable, navigating Kigali's streets is another matter. With extremely steep hills (poor Foxy was moaning and groaning almost the whole time) ...

Gorilla Tracking Day 1:  Susa Group, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Tracking Day 1: Susa Group

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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They say that tracking the mountain gorillas is a magical experience that can be life changing.  We had many expectations as we prepared for our first gorilla trek.  Breakfast was at 5:30 am and we left the lodge at 6 am in order to drive to ...

Rwanda: Gitarama, Gitarama, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda: Gitarama

A travel blog entry by priya.akhurst

... pittance and comes highly recommended (alongside the strawberry juice that is absolutely delicious; I never knew that strawberries grow in Rwanda!!!). Having been stuffed to capacity and washed it all down with some more Mutzig, we kicked poor Bruce out ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by kimbugs

Kigali is a beautiful city nestled among magnificent hills/ mountains? The city centre has changed since I was last here 3 years ago - there are fewer idlers on the streets, more buildings have gone up, and the network of roads has expanded. Coming from ...

A relaxing Sunday, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A relaxing Sunday

A travel blog entry by joshing16

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... was the eastern finals match between Miami and Detroit! Since I hadn't watched it way back in May, I took the time now - go figure in Rwanda of all places. Finally at 6:30 Beth and I called a cab and we went to dinner. It was a nice place, a bit more ...

Back to Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Back to Kigali

A travel blog entry by joshing16

Today was hard to start after the late night! I was up at 6:30 am though. Today the conference finished after lunch. When the women left they made sure to say good-bye to me, especially Claire and Judith - the woman I danced with most last night. ...

Kigali town, Ruhengeri town and surroundings, Kigali and Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali town, Ruhengeri town and surroundings

A travel blog entry by andreakolb

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I made some pictures when biking through Kigali. I haven't made any pictures of Kigali downtown yet. It is embarrassing for me to take out my photo camera when there is a bulk of 20 street children around me. There a lot of street children in ...

Beautiful Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Beautiful Rwanda

A travel blog entry by undies

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... for the delay...a lot has happened since my last entry, but have struggled to find a decent internet connection. ........................... Rwanda has pleasantly surprised us. We checked in to our basic accommodation and wandered around the vicinity. The ...

Next stop: Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Next stop: Rwanda

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... , and improved baggage carrousels. It really doesn’t look like the same airport. We were only three passengers to disembark in Kigali, so we zipped through the formalities and our suitcases looked lonely on the carroussel. We walked out a side door, ...

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