Orchids Safari Club

Lake Kivu, Bukavu, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Lake Kivu, Bukavu, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Bukavu

    Why I'm here, Part 1

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Aug 06, 2014

    ... the ground local knowledge. Regardless. What really made my day was visiting what turned out to be a nursery school using the filter AND stove, aka a bunch of PRECIOUS little kiddies all drinking clean water and not breathing in the equivalent of two packs of cigarettes per day in cook stove ashes. Pretty great way to cover that under five mortality rate! The kids were just thrilled to see us, and there were maybe three dozen clean cups lined up next to the Tubeho Neza Lifestraw. ...

    Baptismal Counseling

    A travel blog entry by danielharper on Apr 18, 2014

    5 photos

    ... There was no use in trying to talk much. It was just too unpleasant to carry on an enjoyable conversation. Ugh!

    When we finally got to the village, several people were standing in front of the hall. I recognized Nathan, the local elder who serves the three congregations in the sector of Buseruko. It was a pleasure meeting Nathan and Jean-Marie for the first time. After discussing the new issue of Discern magazine with Nathan, Mr. Meeker asked for those wanting ...

    Road Trip

    A travel blog entry by cazinkigali on Aug 24, 2013

    17 photos

    ... but that didn’t bear much on the quality of the hotel. A hotel who, interestingly, chose not to have any sign on the road to indicate that it exists. We drove past it a few times, to the amusement of the construction workers we kept 'casually’ passing in opposite directions every few minutes, and managed to find it because it happens to be next to another, much better marked building. Despite being aware that we were being ripped off at the hotel there were a few ...

    A weekend in the countryside!

    A travel blog entry by cazinkigali on Jul 21, 2013

    12 photos

    ... kinds of plantations. Leopold called an intervention when half way through the journey I asked if the fields to the left of us were tea and he exclaimed ‘But Caroline! Of course it’s tea. You had a cup this morning!’. He then insisted I learn what everything was. Fine by me. In the end I saw banana trees (it was the best banana region in Rwanda apparently, they’re very proud of their bananas), coffee trees, passion fruit trees/bushes, papaya trees ...

    Gorillas in the Mist (I mean swamp)

    A travel blog entry by peter_karen on Oct 30, 2012

    3 comments, 23 photos

    Last Tuesday was undoubtedly the highlight of our trip so far! Fiji was fun, West Coast Trail was awesome and Karen's Cottage very cool. But seeing Gorillas in the wild is absolutely amazing! We are still now, days later, pinching ourselves over how incredible it was.



    The setting was Kahuzi Biega National Park, located about an hours’ drive (40km) from Bukavu. We set out around 7am with a friend Katherine, who is here for 2 months conducting ...