Lake Kivu Serena Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 7469, Gisenyi, 00100, Rwanda | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on P.O. Box 7469, Gisenyi.
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      On the way to see Gorillas

      A travel blog entry by annsadventures on Jan 23, 2014

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      All packed up and ready to go this morning as we said our goodbyes to those not heading up into the mountains and loaded up into our safari type vehicles for the ~2 hour drive to Lake Kivu and tomorrow's GORLLA TREKKING adventure.

      The road begins it ascent right after leaving Kigali and the countryside is GORGEOUS! Hill after hill …

      Men's Rea

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 26, 2014

      1 comment

      ... a big, freaking deal about it.

      Rwanda has a physically affectionate culture, but it is also a rather conservative one, especially when it comes to the respect and treatment of abagore (the ladies). I went ahead and said "would this happen to a Rwandese woman?" Unfortunately, the answer is no, not only because people presume Western women are loose, but also because there were exceedingly few women even at this conference and in ...

      Full Circle, or, Past is Present

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 19, 2014

      17 photos

      ... hundred kits for community health workers in their back packs. The scale of the project is sort of hard to imagine—100,000 is a big number. We finally got even a taste of what that really meant when we had to physically count the number out in posters with information about the filters and stoves that will go out to each and every household that receives the technologies. The sheer scale and depth of the program can only be described as audacious. After this part of ...

      The Fairer Sex Pulls the Shorter Straw

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 03, 2014

      1 comment

      ... even more grey. When I had my mugging incident, someone told me I shouldn't have been out with only one girl with me. I can understand not walking alone, but to say that I need a male escort in the middle of the day in a nice part of town? Too much. But I'm not sure what can be done for any of these issues, except to forge ahead- to make sure those mothers are able to study, to push forward women leaders, and to demand the right and privilege to walk ...

      Shifting Sands

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Aug 27, 2014


      ... enough food for the day, or dying of something far less dramatic but much more treatable, like diarrhea or pneumonia. Life has to go on. Also, my life has to go on, and the more time I've spent in Rwanda, the more I've fallen in love with the country, which brings me to my next buried lead (sensing a theme?) I think I'd like to stay, or if not stay, then definitely come back for an extended period of ...