Hotel Ubumwe

Address: Gisenyi, 38, Rwanda | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Gisenyi

    The Happy Valley

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 10, 2014

    ... to happen. That interesting thing that will happen is usually a Rwandan National Police truck full of filters and stoves, and a muzungu trailing behind on a motorcycle. It’s nice to just see these kids engaging with each other and using their imaginations and things. To put it in an obnoxiously ethographic-y way, it’s fascinating how localized that behavior is. On a regular people/ human level, it’s just nice to see.


    In the Land of Project Rwanda Bikes

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 05, 2014

    ... hadn’t filtered yet, so I gave her some of my water, and she totally loved it, and then shared it with her siblings, which pretty much rounded out an amazing day. Today was my first distribution supervising alone (Nyagahondo, Nyabihu)—I think things went pretty well! I’ve also got another, an hour and a half away, so I’ll be leaving at 5:30 am. Agh. I can already feel how painful it will be tomorrow… Off to bed (it’s 8:30 ...

    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 ...

    Shifting Sands

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Aug 27, 2014


    ... from the ongoing West African epidemic. This language is all very deliberate: "confirmed" is a level of certainty above "suspected," "deaths" means potential posthumous identification and the possibility of more patients still fighting the disease, and separation from the West African strain may be the most crucial message--there are 6 strains of Ebola. The Congolese strain has a 30% mortality ...

    My Anniversary and Murambi

    A travel blog entry by lisarturner on Jul 10, 2014

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    ... it look like nothing was amiss there.

    Emmanuel, enraged by the actions of the French, and looking for his wife who had not survived the massacre, started to dig up all of the bodies. He managed to dig up about a thousand people, and he covered them with lime powder to preserve them, and he put them in the individual classrooms at the technical school, where they remain to this day, twenty years after their murders. The only thing that has been added to ...

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