Hotel Isimbi

Rue Kalisimbi, District Nyarugenge, Kigali, Rwanda | Hotel
Prices starting from $27.00
 

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This and that on a busy day

A travel blog entry by lisarturner

... to be the least bit worried about the growing Chinese interest in this country. He just wants development.

He should consider developing the rural areas - people on the hill tops still live in houses made of mud and cow manure, and have no running water, no toilets and no electricity. A pall of smoke hangs over the whole country because people still cook outside on wood-fired grills. Still, it makes for picturesque scenery.


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And I thought I had no sense of distance

A travel blog entry by lisarturner

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... her house was very close by.

Well! I was becoming increasingly worried as we got farther and farther from town, since we had to have the bus back by a certain time. We were on rutted dirt roads, and kept going farther and farther up the hills - so far in fact, that my ears were popping with the pressure changes. Finally we came to the girl's home - a mud hut on the top of a hill in a grove of banana trees. No electricity, no running water, no ...

Let us keep the Feast

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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... Ndeo, waiting for me in the RAV-4. I got in and invited the others to join me. All but one was able to squeeze in the back seat. We made our way back through the village and drew quite a bit of attention. Seeing a 4X4 is a rare occasion for them as they don't often make it far from their village, but then seeing a mzungu is even more infrequent. People young and old called out to us as we drove toward the hall. I wonder how Jean-Baptiste and his family felt to be ...

"For I have given you an example..."

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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This morning I awoke at around 6:30 a.m. after sleeping around 10 hours. In all that time, I only woke up once in the night at around 2:30 AM. I hope that this sleep will get me one step closer to being "adjusted" to the time change and over my jet lag. It can be pretty debilitating, but I do my best to push through. Back home, I would probably have the reflex to stop by a Starbucks, but for now Starbucks has not penetrated the Rwandan coffee industry. If this country ...

Rwandan fellowship

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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... anticipation. "How long from here," I asked. "One hour," Patrick replied. Okay, so we were going to be on a rough dirt road for an hour. Time for more talking... After a couple of deluges, several washouts, and lots of children yelling "muzungu!!" we arrived in Giti. It was 9:30, and several had already arrived for services. Right away people were greeting me with a warm welcome. How good and how pleasant... As we got closer to the start of services, many others ...

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This hotel, located on Rue Kalisimbi, District Nyarugenge, Kigali, is near Volcanoes National Park, Nyungwe National Park, Avenue du Commerce, and Mavuradonha Range.
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