Hotel Ubumwe

Gisenyi, 38, Rwanda | Hotel
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Gorillas in the mist

A travel blog entry by linziprytz


... to pick up the little bundle of fluff and cuddle it! Slowly moving through the group, we came across a mum with the youngest member of the group, a 6 month old baby hanging onto her chest, my heart melted! The gestation period for Gorillas is 9 months. The first 6 months of life the baby is carried on the mothers chest and is not let go of, after this the baby begins to hold on itself and the mother is free to use both arms and at 1 year the baby climbs onto the mothers ...

Gorillas in the mist and Mzungus in the mud!

A travel blog entry by sarah85


... damage. I fixed him up with some tubigrip and gave him strict instructions to RICE. He's now nicknamed me Dr Sarah. Once we were freshened up we met at the bar for some beers while we shared our photos from the day. About an hour after we returned the sky opened and it poured with rain- we were so lucky it was dry for our trek! We've booked in to track the golden monkeys tomorrow so are hoping we're not too stiff and sore in the morning. I spent a good while stretching so should be ...

Rwa-ganda says: VOTE

A travel blog entry by spychka


... our destination. The number of potatoes going up and down these hills on foot, on head, on bike, on cart, makes me wonder why everyone just can't get together and organize the flow. If the people at the top of the hill need potatoes just as much as the people at the bottom of the hill, why are so many potatoes always going both ways? Well, at least they are burning off all of the calories in those starchy things! No wonder no one here is overweight. They haul ...


A travel blog entry by jodeebodee


... down which hurt the knees and then I had to go back up it on the way back which induced some serious huffing and puffing. After about 2 hours of walking we saw some gorillas in the trees and then we could hear them calling. Then we were told to leave all of our things as we had found the trackers with the gorillas. We had to hike though a ton of stinging nettle which stung through my pants and shirt. We had to scramble up some pretty hard ...


A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


Gisenyi is located on the north end of Lake Kivu and a popular tourist destination when there is not war occurring in the neighboring DRC. There had been recent tensions and the internet reports employed some scare tactics, but everything I heard from the ground suggested that the area was fine and I enjoyed being one of the only tourists in the area.

After arriving via the Congo-Nile Trail (see ...


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