TripAdvisor Reviews Cercle Nautique Bujumbura
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... The water supply to my house stopped, the tank was empty, great timing with 3 people in the apartment. Only the next day in the afternoon it was filled by kids carrying large jerrycans pulling them up and pouring it in the tank. But that is the system, I am glad to have running water again. The large water kettle I bought leaked but M found one that I could borrow, it was hard to lift pots with hot water. The guests from LifeNet went back to the city. Was great ...
... 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 ...
... the rain, transporting, fruit, milk, furniture, and a host of other wares. After an hour we finally hit the good pavement, the section of road through Cibitoke Province that has recently been resurfaced by, I believe, the European Union; the difference is enormous.
We cruised the last 20 or so kms north to Rugombo then turned east for the last 7 or 8 kms to Mugina. The last stretch of dirt road, was in the worst shape I had ever seen it. We would ...
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