Travel Blogs from Rwanda

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Mzungos in the mist, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Mzungos in the mist

A travel blog entry by alura


After a day of R&R at Lake Bunyoni it was time to complete our set of countries. Rwanda, country 6 of 6. The Rwandan border crossing is much like any other crossing with the exception of one thing. That is, the vehicle and our bags were checked, not ...

In the Land of 1000 Hills, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

In the Land of 1000 Hills

A travel blog entry by jcrane


... the success of the film. We thought it was rather telling that there is no memorial at the hotel itself - nor are there "Hotel Rwanda" tours on the premises. Before we headed out to the western part of the country, we had a tour of some of the ...

New Living in Rwanda, Kayonza, Rwanda travel blog

New Living in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by remy.ndiaye.7


... because they started playing with her hair. As we get close to Kigali they started asking questions about our journey in Rwanda and their passion about basketball. Lisanne shared her music and headphones with them and that made their day.  As soon ...

My Anniversary and Murambi, Huye, Rwanda travel blog

My Anniversary and Murambi

A travel blog entry by lisarturner


... of skulls and other bones of victims, also getting ready to be cleaned and preserved. Murambi is a genocide site in southern Rwanda.  At this location, as with others in this genocide, the victims all went to their local church in Murambi in search ...

Riding in Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Riding in Rwanda

A travel blog entry by eastafricacycle


... and decided to visit the Hotel des Mille Collines. As we approached we were remembering pictures from the movie Hotel Rwanda and were surprised to find the entrance to appear differently. However we entered the magnificent hotel and found ourselves ...

Kenya Airways -Pride of Africa? Not bloody likely!, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kenya Airways -Pride of Africa? Not bloody likely!

A travel blog entry by jeanetteandpat


... (which should by rights have started about 9am) did finally come as we were picked Jean-Marie, who would be our driver in Rwanda, and taken to Kigali Serena, a top hotel complete with swimming pool and cocktail menu!  The security was tight - similar ...

What Happens in Kigali Stays in Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

What Happens in Kigali Stays in Kigali

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri

... a bit. The meeting was really interesting. The British Council has launched a huge teacher training initiative here in Rwanda, teaching English to teachers around the country since the language of instruction was changed from French to English last year. ...

The true Rwanda- Amir's Reflections, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The true Rwanda- Amir's Reflections

A travel blog entry by jill_and_amir


... Kigali. Quite a contrast. Still, with the genocide still being a very delicate domestic political issue and fresh in Rwanda’s consciousness, the museum presents a slightly simplified story, laying the blame mainly on the Belgians, French, and a ...

Vulcano climbing with friends, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Vulcano climbing with friends

A travel blog entry by andreakolb


Visoke is one of Rwanda's 5 vocanoes. It's where the gorillas ...

Orphans and Banana Beer, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Orphans and Banana Beer

A travel blog entry by llcooldays


... effect as the genocide memorial, because instead of focusing on the genocide, the speaker, Francis, focused on the rebuilding of Rwanda following the genocide. We learned that 800,000 Rwandans were involved in the genocide in some way. Imagine… ...

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