Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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Longue d'aventure a Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Longue d'aventure a Kigali

A travel blog entry by ethansethobrien

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... autobus à brise en route et on doit retourner et commencer encore. Maintenant nous sommes sur un autobus en Rwanda. Nous sommes en route pour Kigali. Hier nous sommes aller a la frontière Rusumo Falls et partire Tanzania. Joseph et sa sœur ...

Supervisor Food and Beverage Service, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Supervisor Food and Beverage Service

A travel blog entry by habumugisha

It is the good place for staying and good service ,staff professional, place very cleaned, all standard international. ...

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My "Professional" Basketball Debut with UGB!

A travel blog entry by kevinkettl

... ability). There is in fact some legit competition in this league with a few of the players being members of the Rwanda National Team. Additionally, many of our games are played at a court in the Kimisagara neighborhood of Kigali, which has become ...

Genocide memorial and some more Kigali, Nyamata (Ntarama), Rwanda travel blog

Genocide memorial and some more Kigali

A travel blog entry by helman

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... nbsp;in one piece anymore. One can only imagine how the human bodies must have looked like after the slaughter. The genocide in Rwanda was a planned event because the future victims had been put into a registry months. The day the killing began groups of ...

New Year's Eve, Rwanda-Style, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

New Year's Eve, Rwanda-Style

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri

... . I greeted some of them with a smile and "Mwaramutse." :) I followed this pretty street until I passed the KIST campus – Kigali Institute of Science and Technology. Here the road turned right and I ran a few more blocks, past the new Kigali Serena ...

Bloom hotel kigali rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Bloom hotel kigali rwanda

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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Steets of kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Steets of kigali

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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The end of the first week., Kicukiro, Rwanda travel blog

The end of the first week.

A travel blog entry by rwandaschoolaid

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... sadest week. The team have gone from the high of travelling to a new continent to the low of visiting the Genocide Memorial in Kigali. The memorial visit brought us all very close and encouraged us to question our own lives. The site is set on a hill ...

Domestic Duties, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Domestic Duties

A travel blog entry by k0e0n0z

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I mentioned before, I've been living with two Rwandan roommates and an umucozi, or housekeeper, who fetches water from the pump, cooks, and washes our dishes and clothes.  About two weeks ago our umucozi, Jane, work up early, ate all the bread, ...

Africa with a twist, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Africa with a twist

A travel blog entry by thepedro

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Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by jamie.baum

Today was great! We went to this center for women's empowerment and went on a walking tour of Kigali. There are women in Kigali that started a center where they teach other women how to read, cut hair, sew and speak English. We stopped by a lot of the ...

Rwandan Hills, Kigali, DRC, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwandan Hills, Kigali, DRC

A travel blog entry by pepomattic

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... . Tired from the long bus ride and all the impressions from that afternoon, we didn’t have enough energy to discover Kigali Saturday night life. Waking up early Sunday morning Jack’s friend arrived just in time so that we could take the three ...

It's just around the next bend....., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

It's just around the next bend.....

A travel blog entry by linda1960

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... the bus and we passed those out to the children. I asked if I could photograph the family (something you must do in Rwanda - well anywhere really :) ). We said goodbye and made our way back to the group. Our next stop was to get our passport/photograph ...

The Memorials, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The Memorials

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin

... my blog just as it can be from any other source. And, by the way, I do strongly recommend reading the history of Rwanda, specifically regarding the original use for the identities Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa. In addition to text containing information, videos of ...

A day in Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A day in Kigali

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... for lunch; we were a bit early, so I told him to drive me up the hill to the Hotel des Mille Collines, Hotel Rwanda as people have started calling it after the film came out. It’s been recently updated and refurbished and is once again the height ...

Gisenyi, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Gisenyi

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Joined some of the MGVP group for a road trip to Gisenyi today. It takes about 1 hour by car to reach this city which sits on the border to the Congo. This area is very safe. The town across from Gisenyis is Goma and often tourists would cross over to ...

As sad a place as I have seen, Ntarama, Rwanda travel blog

As sad a place as I have seen

A travel blog entry by jcrane

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... us. Ntarama, however, turned out to be one of the most difficult parts of our trip. Turning off the main road back to Kigali, we followed a dusty road through the forest which opened up on the small village of Ntarama. When one sees the size of the ...

Golden Monkey, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Golden Monkey

A travel blog entry by kodiak711

... gathered at the park headquarters and were entertained again. We had an usually large group today as there were students from a school in Rwanda. They all spoke good English and fun to visit with while we walked. It was an easier walk today as we ...

A bit of a surprise, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

A bit of a surprise

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... or two will see you on your way. However in you are stopped by a policeman in Rwanda, there is no such let out! Kigali, Rwanda’s small capital city is most visitors’ first surprise. It is built on a group of green hills and valleys in the ...

2 S - Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

2 S - Kigali

A travel blog entry by 110daysdown

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... just slaps on its own label. Still refreshing after a long day, but not remarkable.   2 S - Both Uganda and Rwanda have suffered through tremendous ethnic tensions in recent decades. Certainly, the Rwanda genocide and its aftershocks that continue ...

Shooting Touch December Classic, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Shooting Touch December Classic

A travel blog entry by isag23

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... day by announcing the winners and giving out t-shirts to all participants.  Since our shipment from the US still had not reached Rwanda, we were short some shirts and basketballs for the winners, so we promised to go around when we got them and hand ...

Rerouting to Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rerouting to Rwanda

A travel blog entry by k0e0n0z

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... .  Rwanda is lush and green and certainly lives up to its name of the land of 1000 hills.  Upon our arrival in Rwanda, the three other Niger refugees and myself we were introduced to Peace Corps staff and taken out to pizza.  The next day ...

Dancing at the Silverback, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Dancing at the Silverback

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Here are pics from last night's dancing! The "night club" wasn't very full but our group of four had a great time anyway! No one goes out here until like midnight and then they stay out until 4 am. We made it until 2 am before we were danced out! You ...

Bern of Africa!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Bern of Africa!

A travel blog entry by ashbyl

One day in Kigali. Then off to Musanze. Parc National des ...

What an amazing day!, Kicukiro, Rwanda travel blog

What an amazing day!

A travel blog entry by rwandaschoolaid

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... after moving speaches by the team, who did themselves proud.  Afterwards we headed for a western treat at the Kigali buisiness centre. The bourbon cafe provided welcome paninis and a mango smoothy or two. We then headed home for a couple ...

Welcome to the first world, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Welcome to the first world

A travel blog entry by helman

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... the hotel and hey, they just took us in the police car to the hotel!! Nice, friendly, reliable and secure shuttle service :) Kigali itself is a very nice and developed city, you also see a bunch of white guys on the street there and the supermarkets ...

From Nairobi, Kenya to Musanze, Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda, Rwanda travel blog

From Nairobi, Kenya to Musanze, Rwanda

A travel blog entry by lindalequesne

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... of history and ambiance.   We caught a taxi to take us back to the airport at 11:00 for our 2:00 flight to Kigali, Rwanda.  Jackson was our driver, and the ride cost 1600 shillings (about $18.60).  We were told to leave early ...

tears turned into butterflies, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

tears turned into butterflies

A travel blog entry by mjhedges

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... how are you?  I am nmeza...fine.  The past couple days have been filled with all sorts of amazing experiences.  Rwanda is beautiful.  We left Kigali for the first time this weekend and drove south through the rolling hills.  Even though we are right ...

Adventures in car care, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Adventures in car care

A travel blog entry by hughesfamily

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... , everyone involved thinks they got a good deal, the problem (well, problems) were minor and cheaply fixed, Liam had a brand new book with him and thus didn't drive us insane with his impatience, and we got to check out a cool new area of Kigali.  ...

Kigali...capital to a nation that turned the page, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali...capital to a nation that turned the page

A travel blog entry by ashling

... . Only an AWESOME café that serves my new favourite, Zucchini bread, on the terrace of the first ever shopping centre of Rwanda, built in 2004. We were in Kigali only 3 hours but I heard 3 separate people say “after all, this is a new country. ...

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