Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

Sort by Newest Best first

Arrived!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Arrived!

A travel blog entry by kmez

4

Hello from Rwanda!  I'm here all safe and sound.  The flight from Amsterdam was on KLM and the seats were better.  It was actually only 8 hours but we slept off and on most of the day.  So missed today but I'm awake here.  Met ...

Neighborhood explorations, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Neighborhood explorations

A travel blog entry by kmez

1
12

Hello, Very little sleep last night.  Must be the jet lag.  However, I don't feel too tired today.  Woke at 6 AM with roosters crowing.  Lots of outside sounds as the day begins.  Humid and warm this morning.  After ...

Delays, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Delays

A travel blog entry by aportay

1

I'm becoming a little frustrated with all the delays that happen here. First and foremost the container is still not here and we have no idea when it will get here. Meaning that opening K'uppa has been delayed by at least 2 months...possibly more. We ...

Nairobi and Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Nairobi and Rwanda

A travel blog entry by kingy2

11
3

... , so I grab Deb a coffee and I settle for a bottle of Tusker, (finest quality lager, apparently). Boarding the flight to Kigali was (as expected), is organised chaos, they usher you out of the terminal and then point vaguely across the airport and say, ...

It's Sunday so lets go to church!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

It's Sunday so lets go to church!

A travel blog entry by kmez

3
1

Susan and I had decided to attend a church that Steven started many years ago.  Steven doesn't have a church of his own, however he is known and well received all over town. Today was a special day for this church as they had many pastors and a ...

A Million Voices, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A Million Voices

A travel blog entry by goontack

86

... bit of fabric and souvenir shopping in a local market, attending a church service and a bit of beach volleyball. All up I really enjoyed Rwanda, there are some beautiful places, it's easy to get around and the people are friendly. It was really nice to be ...

Lake Munkamba, change of plans.. Rwanda!!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Lake Munkamba, change of plans.. Rwanda!!

A travel blog entry by cawood.thomas

... out that the M23 rebels took the city of Goma earlier that day.  The Fletchers were saying the M23 is like Rwanda's puppet. They made an announcement that they supported the opposition party (against Kabila) and believe last years election was a ...

Touchdown in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Touchdown in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by glaro

x ...

Kigali blues, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali blues

A travel blog entry by bajajblog

10

Well, I ended up getting some other sickness, so spent today trying to recover. I am feeling much better, but I still have a ways to go. We were supposed to leave for Tanzania this morning. I am disappointed to say we had to cancel our trip. We will ...

K' Tailor, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

K' Tailor

A travel blog entry by aportay

2

Even though the main reason I'm here is to help open a coffee shop, I'm doing much more than that. If I had to give myself a title it would probably be something along the lines of The Person Who Does Multiple Random Things to Help Andy and Trayce. :) ...

Kigali and Rwandair Express, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali and Rwandair Express

A travel blog entry by muzza22au

... an accident they would be a projectile. I must admit that so far on all flights the food has been exceptional and I have no complaints. Kigali international airport is very small and customs was easy, all I had to do was pay USD $30 for the entry Visa. ...

Not exactly  a fun day, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Not exactly a fun day

A travel blog entry by brendacundy

10

First day in Rwanda, after everything looking dark and miserable when we arrived, the view this morning out of our Kigali window was a beautiful sight. Sprawling city over green hills - and we could tell that we were far away from home. :) Running ...

Conference in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Conference in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by s_sarkardei

16

This blog is from my time at a conference in Kigali. I am not going to say much about this blog as I am sure you will all fall asleep if I get too technical about the content of the conference. But what I can say is Kigali by far is one of the if not the ...

The journey, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The journey

A travel blog entry by pvoegtli

From Zurich via Athens, Entebbe, Bujumbura to ...

Burglary, At home, Rwanda travel blog

Burglary

A travel blog entry by harriel

4

Sometime in the night from Thursday to Friday some body broke into my house, stole my old notebook, my Palm T3 device, my back pack including al the stuff inside AND what made me really crazy one bottle of Aggsteiner hazelnut brandy, one bottle of rum ...

Hotel Rwanda as NOT told by Hollywood, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Hotel Rwanda as NOT told by Hollywood

A travel blog entry by ashling

I awoke to a clear sky and beautiful sunrise over Kigali from our terrace. I headed downstairs for some morning shots and checked out the peacocks in the gardens, the early morning Rwandans (it was 6.15am) already on the tennis courts, or in the ...

The Rwandan Genocide, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The Rwandan Genocide

A travel blog entry by marj-jan

7

... and hid in a nearby swamp with others and eventually joined up with the RPF, Rwandan Patriotic Front, who were seeking to liberate Rwanda from the Hutu extremists.  They were led by Paul Kagame, the current President. We were not allowed to take ...

País de las mil colinas, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

País de las mil colinas

A travel blog entry by 1ra_vuelta

1

... Ruanda nos sorprendió con su inesperado encanto. Después de pasar por varios centros urbanos del este africano, igualmente caóticos y sucios, Kigali apareció como un oasis de orden y verdor. En los cruces hay cebras para los peatones y semáforos que ...

Getting Spiritual, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Getting Spiritual

A travel blog entry by cazinkigali

8

... some gin. I had my phone pickpocketed. The next morning I went to church. To repent. No, I wanted to try out mass in Rwanda because they do love a bit of Christianity of here and they do the clappy handsy business so I thought it would be a fun insight. ...

First Entry, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

First Entry

A travel blog entry by jeb82

Just setting up the ...

Highlight from our stay in Kigali, Kigali, Uganda travel blog

Highlight from our stay in Kigali

A travel blog entry by oyvindsandve

... went for a stroll to find out what was to see in town, and I sat two hours on an internet café. I also walked by 'Hotel Rwanda' without knowing it, because the hotel in the movie is in South Africa, and the real hotel in Kigali is just a ugly yellow ...

Todays PG Africa, Rwanda, Rwanda travel blog

Todays PG Africa

A travel blog entry by emma.layton10

2
11

... city workers moving along flower lined streets.  The differences between hectic, chaos filled Kampala and quiet, orderly Kigali are stark. Rwanda has been blessed with beautiful landscapes that have long twisting roads that wind up and down ...

A Busy Day, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A Busy Day

A travel blog entry by marj-jan

5

... ; Our networking throughout the evening was to promote IJM to the attendees and to encourage cooperation with different political ministries of Rwanda wherever possible. The day was long and full, so returning to our hotel, we were grateful to get to bed ...

Attack on the Homefront and Kigali-Bound, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Attack on the Homefront and Kigali-Bound

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri

... around with ideas for lesson plans. It was also a good time to call my mom. That night there were 3 grenades thrown in Kigali, which was the 2nd consecutive night (and the 3rd in 2 weeks) with grenade activity in the city. We received text messages from ...

Travel to Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Travel to Rwanda

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

9
2

... Emmanuel, came up and greeted me warmly. He recognized me from previous visits and from Dr. Greg Swartz’s charity Smile Rwanda, which brings in dental supplies and training opportunities for local dentists. Dr. Swartz asked me to serve on the board ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by moonboots79

Kigali ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

Christmas ...

This Week, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

This Week

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

4

... studies on primates..fascinating to be learning so much about gorillas! Tomorrow we're out doing interviews again and then I'm heading to Kigali to spend the weekend with new and old friends! I hope to do abit of shopping...I'm going to buy some fabric ...

Visiting the artisans!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Visiting the artisans!

A travel blog entry by annsadventures

2
12

... room FILLED with women creating various pieces of art for sale through Gahaya Links.  With centers like theirs throughout Rwanda, the baskets, purses, jewelry that those working with Gahaya Links are sold to major retailers like Macy’s, Costco ...

Just the Everyday, Nyamata, Rwanda travel blog

Just the Everyday

A travel blog entry by margaretfielder

1

... .  It’s easier, cheaper, and faster to just take the route of China or the Congo, but Rwanda, through its strategic development policies, might successfully avoid the problems that that kind of reckless modernization results in: environmental ...

Sort by Newest Best first