Travel Blogs from Kigali, Rwanda

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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

... , 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. ...

Dec 16, 2014, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Dec 16, 2014

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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Genocide museum & Hotel Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Genocide museum & Hotel Rwanda

A travel blog entry by helen_joe

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... but were about half an hour making it through both sides. Eventually we were in Rwanda. Once in Rwanda the roads were smooth and we progressed quickly to Kigali even though we were curving our way around hills. Rwanda is the land of a thousand hills, it ...

Day 2 - Kigali - Genocide museum, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Day 2 - Kigali - Genocide museum

A travel blog entry by fry81

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... was also amazing and so serene. The productivity of these villages who have crops all the way to the top of the mountains was just amazing. Today we crossed the border from Rwanda into Uganda and spent the night at Rafikis guest house in ...

The refreshing ambiance at  the guest house , Kigali , Rwanda travel blog

The refreshing ambiance at the guest house

A travel blog entry by akageratt

Enjoy real comfort at this really nice and refreshing guest house, located in the heart of kigali city - just 10 min. drive from the Airport. - Free wireless internet - breakfast - resident chef - 24 hr transport - 24 hr service - ...

Fund raising event, Kicukiro, Rwanda travel blog

Fund raising event

A travel blog entry by rwandaschoolaid

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On Saturday morning the Rwanda School Aid fundraising engine was hard at work serving teas and coffees to the good people of North Berwick and we managed to raise some more valuable cash towards our project. Thank you for supporting us. ...

Gorilla Trekking, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Trekking

A travel blog entry by kathycalgary

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Due to some very fortunate circumstances, I was able to go gorilla trekking today. Although I am volunteering with MGVP, the only time I will see the mountain gorillas is like anyone else...as a tourist. To trek the mountain gorillas you need to buy a ...

Africa, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Africa

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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... me catapulte les sens au firmament. Tout de toi me reviens ŕ l'esprit. Mes pas se pressent afin de retourner errer dans Kigali. Les couleurs qui irisent ton quotidien, les regards de tes enfants assoiffés d'émerveillement, et la beauté de tes femmes ...

Rubbish Rwandair + reality check @ genocide museum, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rubbish Rwandair + reality check @ genocide museum

A travel blog entry by laurak44

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... ! Still find it difficult to comprehend the scale and brutality of it all. http://www.unitedhumanrights.org/genocide/genocide_in_rwanda.htm It certainly put into perspective a couple of delayed rucksacks - which didn't turn up the next ...

Gitarama, Gitarama, Rwanda travel blog

Gitarama

A travel blog entry by whitneya819

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The two days I spent with the Azizi were the most insightful. I truly got a hands-on experience and learned how their day to day life is. Most of it involved hard work, such as making banana juice, farming, weaving, and cooking. I loved it. Here is a ...

TIA the Hard Way, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

TIA the Hard Way

A travel blog entry by casey.stockton1

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... to play and be a part of a team.  Some TIA moments since the last post: -Breaking News - While watching the Rwanda national news, a report on how it is now required of all bartenders to check ID’s of patrons to prevent underage drinking was ...

wreszcie mam internet, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

wreszcie mam internet

A travel blog entry by arekpanek

... . Kenia-Uganda ponad 3h. Zdjec samego przejscia nie mam bo strach robic, ale jak z filmow o najczarniejszej Afryce. Uganda-Rwanda dosc szybko okolo 1 h, ale z propozycja potrzymania Kalasza. Lezal pani wojskowej na stole i nie miala miejsca na wpisywanie ...

KIGALI, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

KIGALI

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kigali http://www.kigalicity.gov.rw/ ...

To Kigali and Back, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

To Kigali and Back

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri

... my room! Thanks to Dad and Peggy for all the great stuff I asked for – kitchen supplies, office supplies, toiletries, etc.! Going to Kigali is such a double-edged sword for me. On the one hand, I just love it there. Let’s face it, I’m ...

Well I Won't Do This Again, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Well I Won't Do This Again

A travel blog entry by lisarturner

Friday morning saw us up at 5:00 a.m. in order to get our stuff organized for leaving the Step Town and getting to Amahoro stadium. The night before we had spent two hours in a government office getting credentials to go to the 20th Anniversary ...

The land of a thousand hills, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The land of a thousand hills

A travel blog entry by lola_hd

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Even just walking around Kigali, you can understand why Rwanda is called the land of a thousand hills...this city is sprawled out across several large hills and the valley in between. From many points you can far across the hazy city and even beyond, to ...

Memorial, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Memorial

A travel blog entry by natashamichaud

... were able to speak freely to Natasha about their experiences. A french girl that Natasha met said that never happened with her as in Rwanda, french are not good people. Back in 1932, so not long ago at all, the Belgians and colonolialized. If a person ...

Ruanda – der Vorzeigestaat Ostafrikas, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Ruanda – der Vorzeigestaat Ostafrikas

A travel blog entry by damaris.walter

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... -Tour Uganda – Ruanda – Tansania für mich noch schöner und persönlicher gemacht hat! Unsere Tour ging von Uganda nach Ruanda und weiter nach Tansania. In Ruanda: Musanze (Norden) - Kigali (Hauptstadt) - Huye/Butare (Süden) - Kigali.) ...

Football is a Universal language, sadly it seems t, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Football is a Universal language, sadly it seems t

A travel blog entry by niallinrtown

A different setting for this blog, I am perched on a child's stool in the largest classroom in the school. I am however not surrounded by little ones as it is Rwandan Independence Day and as such they have a day off, as I am yet to have a day on this ...

Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda

A travel blog entry by judigalea

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So this Monday started off a little calmer…but the theme was still the same…another plane crash! This time it was in Rwanda….the accident was last Thursday. The plane had taken off…but the gears got stuck. So they turned around and ...

First Day at Kingdom education centre, Kicukiro, Rwanda travel blog

First Day at Kingdom education centre

A travel blog entry by rwandaschoolaid

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Hi everyone at home had first day at KEC it was good to finally see the playground. Before work began we were able to meet some of the pupils and join in on their break time. We marked out the playground with chalk and were able to do some ...

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