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Busy Day in Mugina

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


Several readers have expressed concern over the unrest in the Middle East and parts of Africa that is targeting Americans. I will not be going to any regions sensitive to this current phenomenon, so I don't believe there is any cause to be concerned for me on that account. Thank you for your kind thoughts.

This morning, we left a little …

Arrival in Burundi

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


This morning after a good night's sleep I was up in time for a Chez Lando’s breakfast buffet, which has really improved over the years. It used to be a rather haphazard affair, now it’s of the kind one finds in nicer hotels catering to safari tourists in Kenya. Of course there are improved safari destinations now in Rwanda: the Akagera …

A service in Mugina

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


I checked out of my room this morning and moved my bags into Jim Franks' room. Since I should be heading to the airport late tonight, there was no need to keep mine an extra day.

Mo´se and Nathan were at the hotel to pick us up for the ride back up to BusÚruko in Mugina for services. Nothing more than usually out-of-the-ordinary occurred …

Last day in Burundi

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


I'm back in Bujumbura after a long day up north. And this day will not be over soon.

Mo´se arrived at the hotel as I was checking out of my room this morning. I left my luggage with the desk and we started north once again. We picked Nathan up at same place on the outskirts of Bujumbura and moved on.

Nothing unusual happened on …

Expedition to Mugina

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


Last night and this morning I checked the security advisories for Burundi. There were no new or updated travel warnings, and other than the attack on Sunday which was meant to send a particular message, the most recent violence had been several months ago. The French government warns to be especially alert in Bujumbura and in Cibitoke province …


This hotel, located on Bld. de l'UPRONA No. 9, Bujumbura, is near National Museum of Niger (Musée National du Niger), National Museum, Birni Quarter, and Sultan's Palace.
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