Stella Matutina

Address: Bord du Lac Kivu, Goma, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Bord du Lac Kivu, Goma, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Goma

The Happy Valley

A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 10, 2014

... is a damn fool. What are those even good for? Horses and nothing else, especially no vehicle or cargo-carrying device with wheels, which is like, all of them. Volcano rock cobblestoned roads aside, Kabatwa is lovely. The earth there is full of silver specks—heavy minerals from the volcano, which in addition to making the soil extremely fertile, make everything sparkle. When the wind picks up, it’s like being in a snow globe. Perhaps the ...

In the Land of Project Rwanda Bikes

A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 05, 2014

... 8212;we saw 11 in 3 months. As it turns out, the other hundred bikes are all in Nyabihu on this one road in Rugera Sector! Which was absolutely incredible to see. Seeing our filters and stoves get hauled away on the bikes was a particularly awesome sight. Which brings me to a point I’ve been sort of pondering and laughing at for a while. It’s an amazing feeling when you come to a place and find that it fits you like a glove. For ...

Full Circle, or, Past is Present

A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 19, 2014

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... a survivor would choose to stay so close to a site and a memory filled with such pain. I have to refer back to my time working at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. It was different for every survivor. Some felt they had to bear witness to the horrors so that the events and the victims would not be forgotten, and to prevent such a thing from happening again. Others found that it helped them cope and work through what they had been through. Still others said that repeating ...

Always a bleeding heart, even through red tape

A travel blog entry by deniseang on Aug 02, 2014

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... anything done? Before the genocide, IDs listed “ethnic” background (eg. Hutu, Tutsi, or Twa). Since then, that divisive system has been abolished, but the IDs now tell a different story. You can pull out the birth year, gender, and other information from the ID numbers. I’m looking at an entry for a young man born in 1995. He’s listed as ubedehe 1 (the lowest income bracket), the head of household, and he’s got 10 dependents, which means ...

Meet Martin Muhoza, child survivor of genocide

A travel blog entry by lisarturner on Jul 17, 2014

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... as part of his job, going from site to site. We were astonished at how many people knew him, and how many doors would open for us, just because he was there. When he described us as "friends of CNLG" people would nod knowingly, but I think they were less impressed with us as just us, than they were by the fact that we appeared to be on good terms with Martin.






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