Water Front Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bujumbura
... guys for Jessi and Joy to deliver. When we went downstairs, the guys were waiting for us. We took our final pictures and packed up our bags. On the way to the airport, David and Felix rode with us. While talking with David, I asked if they would sing us one last song at the airport. He said he would be happy to. We arrived at the airport and unloaded our luggage And we stood for a few minutes before it was time for us to say ...
... to the families devastated by the flood. The pastor asked them to welcome us and every child enthusiastically waived at us. Once we sat down, we waited for the Discovery School's choir to perform as their gift to the victims. They walked up on stage and I felt like a proud parent watching my child perform while recording them. Once they were done, it was time for us to leave and return home. After we got back to the hotel, we had our daily meeting then called it a day. I'm ...
... for us and found our reserved seats at the front of the church. The service, like American services, started with praise and worship. However, unlike the praise and worship I am so used to, this one was so moving and filled with the Holy Spirit. To see these people praise so hard and become fully enveloped in the worship of God sent chills through my body and tears to my eyes. Their voices cried out to God begging for His glory. It was the most beautiful, angelic sound ...
... During the drive, we passed dozens of mothers and children washing their clothes in the drainage ditches along the road. Men were bicycling their way through traffic with four or five mattresses piled up on the back to bring home to their kids or sell them to try to make money for their families. I was already seeing the gross differences in our way of living and we were only driving down the road. After arriving at the hotel, we unpacked our bags and made our way to our rooms ...
... than to bed.
In general here under the equator you go to bed early as the day starts early again.
Thursday (today) Evrard took me in the inland again. A fantastic tour. Rob is eating his antibiotics in the menatime and resting as much as possible. Poor him!
Hope he recovers quickly.
We drove up via Bugarama to Gitega. Enroute a saw a new phenomina as guys on bicycles were pulled by huge trucks to get uphill. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center