TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ubumwe Gisenyi
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... and, to top it all off, these lists are handwritten, some in pencil. It’s like a drunk person was slurring through the dictation of the names to another drunk person who speaks no Kinyarwanda or French and is also illiterate. Bureaucrats everywhere should be shedding a tear. Serious question, for the “most developed country in Africa”, how does this country get anything done??? An even more serious question, how is any other less well off ...
... shot, some were hacked to death, but when it was all over, about 52,000 people were dead.
Two things make Murambi unique: one is the shameful actions of the French Army that was in the area doing their Operation Turquoise genocide cover-up, and the other were the actions of a survivor, Emmanuel. The French came and dug mass graves and put the dead into them to hid evidence of the genocide. They even set up a volley ball court on top of one of the mass graves ...
... breezy journey until we hit Kampala traffic. If you think london traffic is bad, you'll have a shock here.
First night we spent at Justins place, it looks over the city, absolutely spectacular view of the city lights and the bright stars twinkling. The stars here are beautiful, I don't know what it is about being away but the sky always seem so big and the stars so many, so bright.a We sat and had some drinks (too many considering ...
... 4 luxury tents and a few camping spots, the most
amazing view of Lake Kivu and traditional african huts for the
reception and restaurant/bar. Proper plush and all for the price of
£12 for both of us to camp. We even had a shelter we could pitch our
tent under to keep the day heat off our tent. We were treating this
part of our trip as a mini holiday where we could relax and forget
all the stresses. There were quite a few brits staying ...
... The 45 minute drive was over very rough terrain , we were followed/ chased by many young children. We then started the hour and half trek. Fairly tough going though luckily the forecasted rain did not appear. . We were then told the gorillas were close , we left our bags and just took ourselves and cameras . The first we knew we had reached them was the deep , guttural sound of ...