Alpha Palace Hotel

Boulevard de l'Oua, Kigali, 2632, Rwanda | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by lisarturner

... we had four of us and about thirty local children standing in our goal defending our side, and in the end, we won the match 2 to 1.

The local kids were absolutely thrilled with Heather and Jolene, and I was able to use my Kinyarwanda lessons, specifically "How to Talk to Children" to great effect, and quickly earned the reputation of being the Muzungu who could speak Kinyarwanda. Unfortunately, my repertoire was depleted ...

And I thought I had no sense of distance

A travel blog entry by lisarturner


We started the morning with a trip to the CNLG (National Centre for the Fight Against Genocide).

We listened to two chaps from CNLG as they talked about the work that this organization does. It was very interesting.

We left CNLG and went to the National Genocide Memorial in Kigali. There a buffet lunch was waiting for us. As you know, Linda and I are vegans, and sometimes it's hard to find food that we care to eat. Luckily the buffet had a ...

Let us keep the Feast

A travel blog entry by danielharper


... beautiful backdrop.

I felt very welcome at Jean-Baptiste's home. We didn't go inside (probably because of the short notice), and I didn't ask to enter. I was just delighted to see his home and the grounds. He told me about how his wife works with a cooperative and also manages a small business. One building on the grounds is dedicated to the sowing machines and work area for the seamstresses that work for her. She sounds like a very entrepreneurial ...

Do this in remebrence of me

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... van had come from Giti and one from Kayenzi. They were waiting and talking quietly for the time to begin. I was struck again by the beauty of the lake and the surroundings; it is a very peaceful place in which to participate in such a meaningful commemoration. We had arranged for the owner to buy enough diesel fuel to keep the little generator running for 3 hours, just to be on the safe side. That would allow us to use electric lights for ...

Rwandan fellowship

A travel blog entry by danielharper


... encourage him to stay. I was impressed by his comment that he feels people who have such opportunities should bring their experience and knowledge back home and put it to use. I remember talking with a *****ian man one time who told me that his country suffered from what he called a "brain drain" where many of those who pursue higher education in *****ia end up leaving the country for better opportunities abroad. We made our way out of Kigali in the direction of ...


This hotel, located on Boulevard de l'Oua, Kigali, is near Volcanoes National Park, Nyungwe National Park, Avenue du Commerce, and Mavuradonha Range.
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