Hotel des Mille Collines
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... at our attempts and talked quietly among each other. Thankfully there was at least one person around to tell us we needed to stay on the bus at every stop until we reached Kimironko. Even the bus boy made a point to indicate that the stop was our destination, although I don't think it was needed this time as the huge market and bus lot was seen from the road.
We entered the market, tons of narrow walkways and people shuffling through the aisles ...
... with a quick stop at the Base Camp office to pick up the suitcase we had stashed there. It was a 3 ½ hour wait before boarding our flight to Kigali, Rwanda with a stopover in Dar es Salaam airport to drop off/pick up passengers. Once we arrived we were picked up by a kid in a totally beat up little car and driven to our hotel, Golf Hills Resort. It must have been apartments that were converted to a hotel, as the room layout was a little strange. But ...
... bottle. That was new to them, but we didn’t want them spending any more money than necessary for the form.
We asked about their new house and their children, how they were doing in school (well), how the crops were (not good), and such things. They thanked us repeatedly for coming to their home. Finally we said we needed to return to the hall, so we stepped outside for photos. I noticed some white spots on the hair of one of their daughters, and ...
... So we're off to Nyarubuye today.
Olivier: Yes. It's a bit of a drive.
Martin: I know a short-cut to get us there quicker.
Olivier: I like a good short cut.
Martin: Me too.
Olivier: So what's the short cut?
Martin: I will give you directions.
Martin: It's a bit of an unusual short-cut in that we will have to stop every adult we see to ask directions.
Olivier: No problem - people ...
... to wait at your stop until a van or bus that is not all ready full pulls up. And most of the buses can only accommodate one of the thirty people waiting at a given bus stop.
There was one evening after my internship that I ended up sitting at a bus stop for two hours before I finally gave up and hired a taxi.
For how much more money they could make by employing 100 more buses, you would think they would have bought them by now!