Water Front Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bujumbura
... on bicycle, motor cycle or car. It is scary. The people with the bicycles carry heavy loads on their cycles whether it be bricks, large containers of water, charcoal, wood, furniture, animals, etc. You have to be super aware of people and traffic. They seem to be an industrious nation and always on the move pushing heavy loads on their bicyles up the hills. The drive to Bujumbura, the Capital of Burundi, is ...
... either didn’t notice or paid no mind. As it happened when our bottles were served to us they were smeared in blood. This is a region where hepatitis and AIDS are prevalent, and not far from Congolese areas where several hemorrhagic diseases like Ebola appear in periodic outbreaks. I’ve read enough about them to not want to catch one; it’s usually one’s last. If you’d like to know more, I suggest reading the book The Hot Zone ...
... is that we made it in and out of Burundi safe and unharmed. We had a good time, and didn't feel like we were in a potential conflict area. Chalk one up for the adventurous. Just gotta do some research, take a chance, and have an escape route planned if necessary. Fortunately for us, it all worked out. Now we are back in TZed and can relax a few days before boarding the historical ferry to Zambia. Not even half way through our travels and we have done so much. Can't wait for everything ...
... a smooth departure from Brussels. I was on my way to BUJUMBURA! What?!? I had a panick attack. I studied the map of Africa on the television screen, then slowly calmed myself down( Bujumbura is the capitol of Burundi- not far from Nairobi) I thought "Atleast it's closer to my final destination than Brussels aha". This flight really dragged like hell. There was 8 hours with NO vegetarian option for my meals, little contact with anyone due ...
... hoped we would not have heavy rain, and said a brief prayer once again to that effect. These tarps are of very little use against a heavy rain; been there and done that: no one can stay dry.
The musicians were warming up and the members present were already singing songs together, which they really enjoy. It is quite rhythmic and engrossing. It’s hard not to tap your foot or drum your fingers or move some part of your body when ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center