Hotel Ubumwe

Address: Gisenyi, 38, Rwanda | Hotel
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      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 21, 2014

      ... of a pioneer in the field, and one of my favorite books of all time. Farmer spends much of his time living in Haiti working with some of the poorest of the poor. He also really likes a good glass of wine and is something of a foodie. Are these two characteristics incompatible? I really don’t think so. Spending your waking hours around misery makes you crazy. Humans don’t like that. Nobody ...

      A Woman Alone: The Real Adventures Begin

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 07, 2014

      ... a parade of some thirty kids, just sprinting after me for a good half mile. Seriously. I tried to take a picture. I probably got off the moto and walked for a third of the time. At some point it became so mucky and steep that My motali (motorcycle taxi driver) and I had to push the moto through with the help of some kids that had been tending cattle. As it turned out, my motali definitely did not know where he was going. Too bad I realized that ...

      Full Circle, or, Past is Present

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 19, 2014

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      ... off a wave of homesickness I’ve been able to stave off thus far, but was such a lovely time. We ended up spending the Sunday together as well, visiting the churches at Ntarama and Nyamata—sites of some of the most notorious and sickening massacres during the 1994 Genocide. The two sites, maybe 15-30 minute drives apart, just a half hour northwest of Kigali, are now memorials. From as early as the 1920s, the northwest region turned into a sort of ghetto for the ...

      The Fairer Sex Pulls the Shorter Straw

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 03, 2014

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      ... not. I can't think of a more literal ball and chain. Each sector votes for a leader to manage the group of community health workers, and try as I might to push forward women candidates, we've only had one woman elected out of 11 sectors so far. I asked this one exceedingly capable woman who I had nominated why she hadn't voted for herself and she just shrugged and said she didn't want the responsibility. For the country with the most women ...

      Tragic loss in nomansland

      A travel blog entry by dentalvagabond on Aug 20, 2014

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      ... lot of time to do stuff so I decided to go to the genocide memorial center. I have no words for what has happened 20 years ago...I can not comprehend at's a great memorial and I spent a couple of hours there to learn about the's a very thought-provoking place... I also went to a sort of "mall" to look for flip flops. Didn't find any real good ones but bought a pair for $3 anyways. Met 2 Taiwanese volunteers at the hostel and decided to join them for a trip to ...

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