Iris Guesthouse

Avenue Kamuzinzi , Kigali, Rwanda | Hotel
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Gorillas Galore

A travel blog entry by cahoward on Aug 03, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... country have been delivered and are free to live a life of purpose. This idea of purpose struck me. We are so privileged that many of us have others to carry our potatoes, chop our wood for fires that delight ours souls, set up the pipes that draw from our reservoirs and we have cars to get us to and fro. I saw for the first time that some of our daily lives have been robbed of purpose. OK that sounds a little much right? I hear you...but it is an ...

Heading for the hills

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jul 18, 2014

2 comments, 12 photos

... on to the center of Kayenzi, where the Mundelis own a building containing several shop stalls. One is rented out as a restaurant, another as the shop of a seamstress. Mrs. Mundeli uses one for her knitting business and M. Mundeli uses the last small stall as the official office of the church in Rwanda. While Mrs. Mundeli was showing us her knitting machines and stock, a crowd of curious onlookers gathered outside to watch us.

After a brief tour of ...

And I thought I had no sense of distance

A travel blog entry by lisarturner on Jul 03, 2014

1 photo

... They cook outside. People tend to stay outside all day except for sleeping.

I felt a little weepy as we were leaving - sad for Latifa who had no parents, and sad for this family who lived in a hut made of mud and cow manure and sad for this nation that is trying so hard to move forward.

We made it back to the museum by 3:20, in time to pick up the gang and then wait for two hours for our Liberation day credentials.


A Tough Day

A travel blog entry by lisarturner on Jul 02, 2014

4 photos

... guarding the Prime Minister, along with some Ghanian peace-keepers when the Presidential Guard arrived. They sent the Ghanaian peacekeepers away and captured the Belgians, took them to the school where the memorial is, where the Belgians made an attempt for freedom. There are bullet holes and grenade marks on the walls. The Belgians were eventually tortured and killed.

We walked from there to the Nakumat mall and found a foreign ...


A travel blog entry by hasemeyer on Apr 21, 2014

18 photos

... inside a drawer, boasting five movies and times. How To Train Your Dragon 2 wasn't on the list (we were hoping it was because the first movie is awesome), and we hadn't heard of any of the other movies, so we decided to pass. Lunch was BURRITOS! A man who had worked for a California Chipotle started up a restaurant in town. It was the same idea, but also included options for goat meat and pineapple/mango salsa. Guacamole was free, but sour ...

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This hotel, located on Avenue Kamuzinzi , Kigali, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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