Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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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 ...

Xmas in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Xmas in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

Xmas was in Kigali Rwanda. Bit of a strange affair as the main excursion was visiting the Genocide memorial. The evening was drinks and dinner at the ...

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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Visit to the Cultural Village, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Visit to the Cultural Village

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Today my friend Valerie took me to the Iby' Iwacu cultural village in Kinigi. As always in Africa, the adventure begins with the wait at the bus stop. While waiting for the bus,we saw a lady walking her goats and a young boy came over and ...

Long journey to africa!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Long journey to africa!

A travel blog entry by travellingrt

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So we finally made it to Rwanda after what seems like two really long flights!! No major incidents, my unlucky streak of flight crazies must be broken!! One thing... KLM... Who seriously shows the movie "contagion" as their flight entertainment??? ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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Gorillas in the Mist, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas in the Mist

A travel blog entry by boothy58

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... the generators on.   A most beautiful, picturesque place and so relaxing. 29th October 2010   Rwanda – Lake Kivu – Kigali We had a beautiful breaky overlooking the lake in beautiful sunshine, then organised a boat trip on ...

Genocide memorial week, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Genocide memorial week

A travel blog entry by richardwilks

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The main reason for travelling to Rwanda was to wet my appetite for history and experience the horrors of what happened in the 100 days in 1994. As a result I wasn't planning on spending a lot of time there. The main attraction for me was the world ...

Arrived Safely, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Arrived Safely

A travel blog entry by simonm34

We have arrived safely in Rwanda. Our flights were painful but well worth the scenery and people here in Rwanda. Our gorilla trek is tomorrow and we are very excited. We do not have access to internet beyond Simon's blackberry so we will not be posting ...

First impression of Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

First impression of Kigali

A travel blog entry by nawsh

First impression of Kigali: beautiful,  impeccably clean, an unexpected land locked oasis. Surprisingly international as per my first read of "The New Times". Great ...

catching up, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

catching up

A travel blog entry by annsadventures

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... more durable and easy to recharge. The Rwanda government is partnering with OLPC and has set up a regional office in Kigali for Rwanda and Africa with a goal of providing 2.5 million children in primary school with their own computers. 210,000 laptops ...

Lazy Saturday, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Lazy Saturday

A travel blog entry by kmez

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Muraho! We just needed to be lazy today. Time to wind down and relax, sort photos and chit chat with each other.  Rich headed back to Oregon last night leaving us 3 women alone.  Our group of 5 sometimes 7 has dwindled.  Bob left after ...

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