Travel Blogs from Rwanda

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The Bus Came By and I Got On..., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The Bus Came By and I Got On...

A travel blog entry by stanfalk


I'll get this chapter started with a few reflections on public transport in Africa.  Now I don't want to come across as some kind of whiner because millions of people in Africa use these same means of transport on a daily basis and if they can bear ...

When words fail us, Murambi, Rwanda travel blog

When words fail us

A travel blog entry by jcrane


Nothing could have prepared me for the memorial at Murambi. The setting is idyllic; a small school campus set in the hills near Butare. In all directions, the hills are stunning – bespeckled with small clay homes with shining metal roofs. The ...

PREFER School, Ruengeri, Rwanda travel blog


A travel blog entry by kathycalgary


I'm going to try to post some video of the PREFER  school. This school was started about 7 years ago by a Canadian named Cathy Emmerson. Today, she and her husband Teste run the school. There are about 250 children, from 2-7 years of age that attend ...

Some Pics, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Some Pics

A travel blog entry by aportay


Here are some recent pictures ...

Back on the Road, Musanze, Rwanda travel blog

Back on the Road

A travel blog entry by gypsygirlri

... UN a few weeks ago. He informed me he’s not surprised, as there are “two and a half thousand UN workers in Rwanda.” Wow. So, I’m guessing they probably don’t know each other. Luckily I snuck in before the Brit for the 5:00 ...

Arrive at Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Arrive at Kigali

A travel blog entry by kodiak711


Arrived in Kigali! Missing the only bag we checked.....good thing we went carry-on!! Flights were very good, helps that we took the upgrade to business class! Had a local beer (Primus) and traditional food Ugali (maize mixed with water) and off to ...

Jul 12, 2010, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Jul 12, 2010

A travel blog entry by msjamietyler


Crossing the Border, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Crossing the Border

A travel blog entry by benhan

... few choice words were exchanged and they were never sent to the back by the security guard. British and US passport holders enter Rwanda for free but the rest of the bus required a letter of invitation and then had to await their visas. After eventually ...

Getting Ready To Set Out, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Getting Ready To Set Out

A travel blog entry by grahamandsarah


So, there are now only four days before we go.  It is an odd feeling - coming to the end of a contract is a happy, sad, exciting, nerve wracking kind of experience - especially when we don't actually have another job to go to.  There is a sense ...

Butare, Butare, Rwanda travel blog


A travel blog entry by whitneya819


I went to multiple museums about the Rwandan Genocide, both in Kigali and Butare. This by far was the most graphic. It was horrifyingly sad to see bodies still in the same positions they were at the genocide, and some still with possessions such as ...

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