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... them problems, as they are wont to do, and they ended up being sent back on my bus. They were pretty great bus companions- they had started in Malawi and were making their way up to Uganda to work at the gorilla conservancy, just over the border from my station in Musanze. They had just finished boat-hitching across Lake Tangianika. As far as the random muzungu in Africa you meet goes, they had some pretty good stories.
We made it over ...
... same feeling as last time, very modest dressed Ethiopian women next to tourists with clothes that do not cover anything. I was too tired to go shopping so I have no idea if there any new shops but my carry-on case is heavy enough, after loosing my luggage from Indonesia I really packed a lot more in my hand luggage. Saturday afternoon, I am sitting next to the swimming pool of my hosts after we went food shopping in the morning.
Today feels ...
... in the middle of the road that remind me of driving in France. They mean "after these arrows, no passing" in France. Here they mean absolutely nothing. A little 1 year old is walking in the other lane and not facing us. We slow down but don't stop as we pass through and I take a deep breath. In the next town, we see a company of gendarmes out of uniform in a full jog / march singing. NTIWYIME has a Jehovah's Witness building with the exact same sign that I saw in Rwanda for ...
... with the Lion of Judah painted on the side near the door. It was free seating, so we took aisle seats near the front and settled in to wait through the short hop to Bujumbura. I continued reading Theodore Rex, finishing all but the very last chapter.
We came straight in from the north and landed lightly in Bujumbura. We deplaned and walked to the small airport terminal, where Daniel who already has his visa, moved quickly through immigration while I, not having ...
... made our way to the Kigali airport. Getting from the parking lot to the gate in such a small airport could hardly be more complicated. We are talking three metal detector / bag screeners and multiple people asking to check your passport and ticket. This place has more security checks than any airport I have entered. Before diving into this maze, we were surprised to see Patrick standing in the airport lobby waiting for us to arrive for our flight. We greeted each other warmly. I ...
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