Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
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... 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 ...
... of a pioneer in the field, and one of my favorite books of all time. Farmer spends much of his time living in Haiti working with some of the poorest of the poor. He also really likes a good glass of wine and is something of a foodie. Are these two characteristics incompatible? I really don’t think so. Spending your waking hours around misery makes you crazy. Humans don’t like that. Nobody ...
The visit!- After trekking up the volcanoes,
through dense and steep jungle (with dad nearly passing out and falling over on
numerous occasions much to our amusement!), we finally found the Amahoro family
of Gorilla's! Our guides hacked through dense jungle of bamboo, stinging
nettles and god know whatever else with their machetes and we walked gingerly
and nervously up into the area where the Gorillas were. I have to admit, I have
... and over more waterfalls for maybe an hour and a half. We brought along a musasa (a not totally impolite way to say old man) who helped her carry the stove she had just received. During a particularly steep and muddy part, the musasa gave me his walking stick while he carried this super heavy stove, which is ridiculous. We finally made it to a main road, and from there, two buses, which were moving so slow, I probably could have outrun them. I ...
... the Sunday school room, the stain of blood was where the children had cowered in fear as they were shot point-blank and slashed with machetes remained. On white banners hanging around the room, children who had survived had returned twenty years later and left letters and prayers. In what had been the church vestibule, were the belongings people had brought with them—schoolbooks, journals, utensils, extra clothes. Our guide told us, glassy eyed again, and in a shaky, quiet ...