Motel du Mont Huye

Butare, Rwanda | Hotel
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A trip to hell .....

A travel blog entry by linda1960


... 2010 but I certainly did this time around and it didn't make it any easier. In 2010, we met a survivor named Emmanuel. He of the famous visage showing the indent of a bullet hole in his forehead. We have learned the he passed away two years ago so we enter the site with a heavy heart. He bicycled to the site every day from his village to greet visitors and tell his story. Knowing he would not be there was sad. However, ...


A travel blog entry by linda1960


... dominant elephant , Mutware, was not to be found but we were told he was in the area. We only saw evidence he had been around. We also saw zebras, giraffes, springboks, cape buffalo, vervet monkeys, baboons, waterbok, and a big snake which Olivier pointed out with his exclamation from the drivers seat. He is generally a very quiet man - now we know snakes are his nemesis .... in an effort to find the elephant we ...

I know a shortcut!!

A travel blog entry by linda1960


... in that it is the site where many world leaders had come to make amends for doing nothing in 1994. Both Koffi Annan and Madeline Albright came here but arrived by helicopter. I think the 3 journey drive we took was more symbolic showing the struggle of refugees to get here and then find no safe haven after all.

We met with a survivor , a woman, who in the rush to find refuge was trampled with her ...


A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen


... out the Catholic Church and the National Museum of Rwanda.

The National Museum of Rwanda was very informative, with lots of artifacts and exhibits about Rwandan culture. On my way back to town, I met a 17 year old Rwandan named Emmanuel wanted to practice English with me. In return for showing me where in the market I could buy sandals ...

A long day of driving...

A travel blog entry by alandjo


... drove way up and finally reached a beautiful round shaped building with balconies and many windows. The front lobby was grand, all the walls painted beautiful patterns of black and white. Upstairs was the restaurant and bar. We we quickly escorted out to our lodging. A private little building that had a living room with fireplace, and a separate area for the bedroom. The bedroom walked out onto a balcony that overlooked lake Kivu, towards the Congo! The bathroom was ...

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