Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog


A travel blog entry by dzasta


... I have ever been to. They don't allow plastic bags and there is no rubbish along the road. The 80km to Kigali is through mountains (Rwanda means land of 1000 mountains) and the hillsides are all terraced and there are crops everywhere. It looks like the ...

Last Entry, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Last Entry

A travel blog entry by aportay

... to see my family. I know I'll have plenty of adjusting to do, but I'm confident things will be fine. I'll definitely be missing Kigali once I'm home, but I there is no doubt in my mind that I'll be returning in the near future. :) Thanks for ...

Surprise - We're in Rwanda!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Surprise - We're in Rwanda!

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan


... at the border (and it was half the price - $US30), there were no other payments or hassles so we were officially in Rwanda without a hitch, awesome!   First impressions of Rwanda are that it is very very clean, no rubbish any where and EVERYONE rides a ...

Welcome to Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Welcome to Rwanda

A travel blog entry by danielharper

... well with short naps after midnight. I tend to want to just keep sleeping! (like most people probably do) Arriving in Kigali, I noticed that the baggage terminal was no longer under renovation. It was now a nice looking area with two functional carousels ...

Under the mosquito net, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Under the mosquito net

A travel blog entry by roshanim

... would walk around with us and then take us to her home so we could meet her family and ask them any questions we had about rwanda. (the ppl are so incredibly friendly. we had just met her and she was already opening up her home for us). so she walked ...

Jul 16, 2014, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Jul 16, 2014

A travel blog entry by woodhoct


Sunday -Rwandan style!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Sunday -Rwandan style!

A travel blog entry by marj-jan


One of our group had been asked to speak briefly at  Rwandan Victory church.  When we arrived, the service had already been going on for awhile.  A two hour church service is considered the minimal amount of time you should spend in ...

Hardcore Four, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Hardcore Four

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri


... down the road. It’s a gorgeous, open air place with wooden floors, candlelit tables and great views of the eastern half of Kigali. Tonight they were showing the movie “Invictus” on a big screen and the place was packed with ex-pats! It ...

Orientation Begins, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Orientation Begins

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

... , though, just that statement demonstrates how proud Rwandans are of their progress and industrialization, all focused in Kigali. The conversation continued to describe the population growth, development increase, and increase in leniency regarding ...

KIGALI, RWANDA- MORE THAN JUST A HOTEL, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog


A travel blog entry by hardiek


Pictures from Hypertravel: 100 Countries in 2 Years (Backpackers' Guide to the World and the Soul) by Hardie Karges ...

Filling in holes and existing, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Filling in holes and existing

A travel blog entry by sps5032

Have not been writing for the past few days due to lack of activity. Currently sitting at the MTN center observing a grumpy toothless elderly chain-smoking British man (who I believe is a chef based on my eavesdropping) complaining to the Rwandan waiter ...

Flight to Kigali Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Flight to Kigali Rwanda

A travel blog entry by dmarek

... and we were at the front of the economy class section.  I read my book, ate several meals and finally we landed in Kigali after 8 pm. On the flight across from me was a young Russian man with a group of companions.  He was severely chastised by ...

Expedition to Giti, Giti, Rwanda travel blog

Expedition to Giti

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... vehicle chosen by Samuel arrived right on time. We climbed in and started out toward Giti. We stopped first on the outskirts of Kigali, near the "bus station" to pick up more people. The Burumés with their 8 children had arrived from Bukavu in the ...

Hospital CHUK, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Hospital CHUK

A travel blog entry by faralley


It was an honour to give a short presentation about the paralels and difference between safety protocols in aviation and the operation room theatre. Straight after the handover from night shift to day shift the surgeons and medical students attended the ...

Flying High, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Flying High

A travel blog entry by adkcafricatrip

... really get a snack let alone a meal anymore on planes in the states.  This was really surreal. The plane lands in Kigali where we go through immigrations fast and smooth, grab our bags then figure out our next step, which was change Tanzania ...

Arrived!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog


A travel blog entry by kmez


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


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


A travel blog entry by aportay


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


... , 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


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


... 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 ...

Iyo umenya nawe ukimenya ntuba waranyishe, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Iyo umenya nawe ukimenya ntuba waranyishe

A travel blog entry by rosagorillor


Idag har vi lärt oss väldigt mycket om det hemska som hände 1994 i Rwanda. Det lämnade ingen oberörd, kan jag lova. Folkmordet tog 1,2 miljoner liv på 100 dagar. Skoningslöst och fruktansvärt. Först åkte ...

Touchdown in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Touchdown in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by glaro

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Kigali blues, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali blues

A travel blog entry by bajajblog


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


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


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


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 ...

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