Hotel Ibis

PO Box . 103, Butare, Rwanda | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Butare

Rwanda to Uganda

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst on Sep 15, 2013

2 comments, 7 photos

Once again, we find out that we cannot always trust a GPS in Africa. We start off on a tarmac road which seems reasonable, however as we progress, we discover the road getting worse and worse and later we are on a off-road track in the northern part of Burundi in the rural area. We are not impressed. What should be a simple GPS guidance between two …

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours

A travel blog entry by lisarturner on Jul 24, 2014

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I went out for a walk early one morning while we were in Huye, and I noticed this fence. To be honest, this was not the first such fencetop I had seen in Rwanda, I noticed them as soon as we arrived four years ago.

In urban areas, most people have fences like this around their homes, no matter how modest the ...

....And an afternoon to remember.

A travel blog entry by linda1960 on Jul 10, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

On the same day as Murambi, we came back into town and visited the Rwandan History Museum. Rich had planned a surprise for us of traditional dancers and music on the ground of the museum. We enjoyed a 30 minute show that was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Once the dancers we finished, they pulled many of the women out to the floor to show them the steps. I was pulled in by a young man and I think I was able to keep up although I am sure the ...

A trip to hell .....

A travel blog entry by linda1960 on Jul 10, 2014

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... 2010 but I certainly did this time around and it didn't make it any easier. In 2010, we met a survivor named Emmanuel. He of the famous visage showing the indent of a bullet hole in his forehead. We have learned the he passed away two years ago so we enter the site with a heavy heart. He bicycled to the site every day from his village to greet visitors and tell his story. Knowing he would not be there was sad. However, ...


A travel blog entry by linda1960 on Jul 06, 2014

2 comments, 5 photos

... flag us down and hitch a ride back into Kigali with us. Along with another park worker. The more the merrier! we only had a few minutes to stop at the outreach centre so when we did, only Rich went in to see them and explain our lateness, as well as Kelly who had brought 100 toothbrush/paste kits donated by her dentist for the kids. we made it back to the Steptown by 7 , got our rooms and showered off the red dust. I ...

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This hotel, located on PO Box . 103, Butare, is near National Museum of Rwanda.
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