Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
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... There were ropes placed for repelling down into the crater - not for tourists like us - but apparently for the film crew or scientists who we could see had tents set up way down into crater near the boiling lava. We wondered if they used oxygen tanks. The hot, red lava lake lit up the clouds above it creating a giant red cloud that could be seen from many miles away. Nyiragongo is not the only active volcano in the region. Nyamgira erupted in-------. We were awed and awesomely ...
... border. The hike, though it was rather tame, had an incredibly picturesque view of Gisenyi. It wasn't until we were halfway down the hill that Domenic, our driver, reminded us of the one hour time difference between Rwanda and Uganda. We piled into the van hastily with the sudden loss of an hour hoping that Domenic could get us there in time to cross into Uganda.
Domenic was gracious enough to power through the crowded and winding streets of Rwanda getting us ...
... br> the place. It is not nice to laugh at others who fall over - but it never gets
old, always worth a giggle!
Back to the lodge
for a well deserved and needed shower and some food.
Day 5- Watching people watch
the monkeys, underline">by JB
The Golden Monkey
like the mountain gorilla exists only where the borders of Congo, uganda and
Rwanda meet at the Virunga volcanoes range so you won't get the chance to ...
... physically affectionate culture? I kept quiet in Russia, and I keep quiet constantly in America. Well, Franz Boas can suck it. Here’s why I’m sitting here at my computer yelling from the top of a thousand hills: First off, to excuse that behavior is an affront to Rwanda and Rwandese people. Both are better than that. But even bigger, when catcalling, groping, and other forms of everyday misogyny—from commenting on a ...
... enough word for how I felt watching them fly into action.
I have a lot of thoughts about all the things…. But above all, I’ll just say, there was nothing quite like the feeling of seeing the fruits of your labor like that—seeing so many people walk away with the filters and stoves and to come up to you and just be so grateful. I saw a little girl of maybe eight or so years tell another little boy not to drink the bottle of water he had just filled up ...