Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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Burglary, At home, Rwanda travel blog

Burglary

A travel blog entry by harriel

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... ; 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

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... 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

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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... .  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 ...

Our first night/day in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Our first night/day in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by jill_and_amir

... hijacked and robbed. No thank you.  So we then were going to take the ferry from Mwanza, Tanzania to Bukoba, Rwanda and  bus from Bukoba to Kigali.  However, we didn't have enough time because we had to arrive in time to see the gorillas ...

Wud Up Africa!!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Wud Up Africa!!

A travel blog entry by isag23

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... an hour of reaching the house, we changed into basketball clothes, pumped up two basketballs and were on our way down the roads of Kigali with TiTi. Everyone was staring at us as we walked down the block, but Rwandans kids are really nice and they said hi ...

More Interviews, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

More Interviews

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Christine is away today so I spent the morning with Savio interviewing more dog owners for the rabies research project.It takes about an hour or more to reach the district where we are conducting today's interviews. Most of the interviews take ...

The 2nd Annual Shooting Touch December Classic, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The 2nd Annual Shooting Touch December Classic

A travel blog entry by kevinkettl

Priscilla and I organized a tournament at Cercle Sportif in Kigali right before the holiday break to have a competition between all of the players Shooting Touch has been working with in the area, as well as other local teams. We were glad to follow up ...

More traveling and border crossings, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

More traveling and border crossings

A travel blog entry by travelsake

... ;ve already exited it and are in Rwanda) fill out the paperwork and get our passport stamped. We had a multiple entry stamp for entering Rwanda, so we didn’t have to do anything else. Other than wait and wait and wait for our driver to show up. He ...

Eh, eh?, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Eh, eh?

A travel blog entry by lisarturner

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... to think that their use of eh is unequalled in the world, and I counted myself among those smug people, that was, until I visited Rwanda. Rwandans also have an "eh" but the Rwandan "eh" encompasses all of  the meanings of the Canadian "eh" and then ...

First Day in Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

First Day in Kigali

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... savory pastries that are like empanadas, or maybe more like samosas.  Juliet was not able to convince anyone to go to Hotel Rwanda for dinner which was a shame because I hadn't seen the movie and would have loved to see the hotel.  We ate our ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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Africa bite kigali Rwanda Lunch, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Africa bite kigali Rwanda Lunch

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

Great food great price Lunch buffet 3000 rwanda francs ( usd6 ) Sent via BlackBerry by ...

How I tried to Kill Savio:), Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

How I tried to Kill Savio:)

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Funny enough today was also a holiday in Rwanda.... a day off of work because of elections. Since our interviews for today were cancelled, Savio and I had a last minute day off. I decided to visit the PREFER school where I volunteered 2 years ago. I ...

Week 9!!!, Nyamata, Rwanda travel blog

Week 9!!!

A travel blog entry by margaretfielder

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... ) So, now I’m “Aunty Margaret” – which is pretty awesome.  Even on the minibus home from Kigali though, a mother sitting next to me was nursing her baby at her breast and cooing “muzungu, muzungu, muzungu.”  ...

Three Genocide Memorials, Kigali, Nyamata and Ntarama, Rwanda travel blog

Three Genocide Memorials

A travel blog entry by lisarturner

... to the day, and we were happy that we had taken the time to get ready the night before. We left the hotel and drove through Kigali to pick up a gentleman who was a survivor of the massacre at the Ecole Polytechniqe.  He told us his story, which was ...

Almost out of here, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Almost out of here

A travel blog entry by aaronandjanelle

Once again, I'm sitting on the floor of the lobby at the Gorillas Hotel here in Kigali, only this time, we're waiting to check out rather than trying to check in.  We spent the last two days on Lake Kivu and training at a church in Kibuye, but I'm ...

Rwnada country of 1000 hills, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwnada country of 1000 hills

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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