Travel Blogs from Rwanda

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Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Ruhengeri

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Ruhengeri

A travel blog entry by izzie

Ruhengeri ...

Cyanika, Cyanika, Rwanda travel blog

Cyanika

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Cyanika, Cyanika, Rwanda travel blog

Cyanika

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Around Kigali, Rwanda and then to Kinigi, Rwanda, Kinigi, Rwanda travel blog

Around Kigali, Rwanda and then to Kinigi, Rwanda

A travel blog entry by gilbertenstein

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... to trip like this. After breakfast the plan was to meet Martin in the foyer and head to the Hotel des Milles Collines (Hotel Rwanda from the movie), then spend time at the Genocide Museum and then head out of Kigali en route to the lodge where we ...

One day trip, Rwanda, Rwanda travel blog

One day trip

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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Very interesting but emotional ...

It Could Be Worse, Kabarore, Rwanda travel blog

It Could Be Worse

A travel blog entry by danielwolfe

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... , the night sky, a nice meal, a quiet stroll. This is a place to really find yourself, to see the nitty gritty of Rwanda and Africa, to truly experience the life of the average person here. And thank the heavens that I don't live here! Kayonza doesn't ...

Gorillas in the Mist - Ruhengeri, Rwanda, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas in the Mist - Ruhengeri, Rwanda

A travel blog entry by kcgunther

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Overlanding from Mwanza, Tanzania to Kigali, Rwanda was yet another great experience.  Greg and I shoved off from Mwanza at 6am, hoping to reach the border town of which name I cannot remember within the stated 9-10 hours.  The bus itself was ...

Land of a thousands hills, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Land of a thousands hills

A travel blog entry by leila1

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... attacked by a swarm of giant prehistoric mayfly, before the next day, getting on a bus to Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, where I am currently sitting. Kigali is actually a very pretty city: greenery, trees, bustling but not overwhelming. It is, like ...

Rwanda rebuilding, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda rebuilding

A travel blog entry by grahamyoung

... floor with the smallest of streams running through it. I could not help picturing the bodies that had clogged the rivers throughout Rwanda during those 3 months in 1994. However, there was no trace of the atrocities and the fields of tea looked in full ...

Gorilla trekking 2, Kinigi, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla trekking 2

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

... the Sabyinyo group which is a much smaller group of about 10 gorillas. It is special because it has the largest silverback gorilla in Rwanda. This time there were only two other people in our group - a couple of Italian women (one of whom looked a wee ...

back to Kigali, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

back to Kigali

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... . *The name "Gacaca" means "on the grass" and refers to the grassy area where people would meet. Throughout Rwanda's history, neighbors have settled disputes by adjourning to the gacaca to sit, discuss and mediate personal and community problems. But ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by bowersan

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... I knew Kigali was the capital city. And you should have seen my face when I realized it was in Africa! Apparently, Rwanda is a tiny landlocked nation nestled in central east Africa, surrounded by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of ...

Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda

A travel blog entry by leahaston

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... genocide to describe the unfolding events because of the actions that it would require. Cynical observers have stated that because Rwanda is a small African country devoid of the rich natural resources its neighbors have no-one cared enough to intervene. ...

Kibuye, Kibuye, Rwanda travel blog

Kibuye

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... I miss most about being back home), swimming in Lake Kivu, spending the evening with 8 Belgian medical students on internship in Rwanda and not having to deal with the ministers.I arrived late in the evening, having started in Bujumbura, Burundi around ...

Losing My Derision, Kayonza, Rwanda travel blog

Losing My Derision

A travel blog entry by danielwolfe

... was lucky to get off so easily. I walked home in a fog. A strange day, a weird day, full of a different Rwanda, a different Africa. I remember in college when someone dared to disparage Africa, and my Kenyan friend leapt to its defense, proclaiming ...

Getting pissed with the Pygmies, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Getting pissed with the Pygmies

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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(Andrew) Well after last nights exploits the lie in was good and I got up first at about 08:15 to make breako for the group with Kanyo. He had already had a call from the other guide and was asking me about what I knew about last night, I think in all ...

Discovering a little more, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Discovering a little more

A travel blog entry by joshing16

Yesterday was my second day at SERUKA. I spent most of the day reading reports in English and in French about the work of SERUKA. It seems that I may be working on a good governance and reconciliation project that SERUKA is overseeing in collaboration ...

Encore plus de sites de genocide, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Encore plus de sites de genocide

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Je viens à Kigali pour voir 3 sites supplémentaires concernant le génocide. Les massacres ayant eu lieu souvent dans des églises. Je vais donc visiter les églises de Ntarama et Nyamata près de Kigali ainsi que le mémorial de Kigali où plus de 250 ...

The wait is over, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

The wait is over

A travel blog entry by catlangdon

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I finally touch down on solid ground after a 30 minute flight from Entebbe. It's time to face the fact that i am actually here and allow myself to come out of this state of delusion and denial. I push my through the 20 strong passengers on my plane and ...

Rwanda: Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda: Kigali

A travel blog entry by priya.akhurst

... full glory when we went to Paris last year).   That evening Jennie and I discovered a shamefuly little-mentioned highlight to Rwanda: Mutzig beer. It is 0.5% more alcoholic than its rival, Primus and in our opinion, this must be what pushes the ...

Slowly by slowly, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Slowly by slowly

A travel blog entry by winterwall

...    I hope this finds you well. I am thrilled to update you all on some amazing developments happening in Rwanda. KEZA operates in a non-traditional manner. KEZA products are marketed and sold as high quality fashion accessories. The profits made ...

Gorilla Trekking, Kinigi, Rwanda (Day 1), Kinigi, Rwanda travel blog

Gorilla Trekking, Kinigi, Rwanda (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by gilbertenstein

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Gorilla Trekking, Kinigi, Rwanda (Day 1) Sunday June 8th, 2008. Kinigi, Rwanda. After our briefing last night on what to wear and what to prepare and our apprehension about the first day with the gorillas both of us had an eventful night's sleep. I ...

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Kigali

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Rwanda

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den

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... ; On our first day, we stopped by the genocide memorial.  The memorial was broken up into three exhibitions, first the colonization of Rwanda and creation of the Hutu (more than 10 cows), Tutsi (less than 10 cows), and Twa (pigmy people).  The ...

Ignorance is bliss...., Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

Ignorance is bliss....

A travel blog entry by mike_bright

... it was decided to do something even that took time.. with the trucks coming from the US taking months to arrive. I think that if Rwanda had any natural resources- oil, gold, diamonds, etc.. There is no way this would have happened and most people in NA ...

You just never know:), Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

You just never know:)

A travel blog entry by winterwall

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... to my heart.      The organization I will be working with during my time here is called Sisters of Rwanda (check it out at sistersofrwanda.org if you're interested!). I am incredibly excited! I will be working on a gender equity ...

LIfe's Questions, Kigali, Rwanda travel blog

LIfe's Questions

A travel blog entry by winterwall

... of entrepreneurship, and taking ownership in it. This also allows Keza to partner with other organizations and the government of Rwanda to promote campaigns of gender-equality and workers rights. I am working on a campaign called the Ubuntu campaign, a ...

Gorillas and Mgahinga to Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Rwanda travel blog

Gorillas and Mgahinga to Ruhengeri

A travel blog entry by london_to_ct

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... had begun failing when we left the campsite and when we attempted to start it after being stamped out of Uganda to drive into Rwanda the peddle stayed down and the clutch was not returning. Spoon managed to start it in low range 1st gear and we crawled ...

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