VIP Palace Goma
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... was insanity. Eventually, we all passed through immigration and arrived safely in Rwanda. Some of my first impressions of the county is its beauty and overall cleanness. Joseph informed us that once a month, the country of Rwanda has a day where every citizen spends the day cleaning up the villages and towns to preserve its beauty. This was very interesting. In contrast to Uganda, laws were stricter, and ...
... and in Congo, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda, to try to find them, again without success.
Martin has devoted his life to the memory of Rwanda's genocide victims. He works at CNLG, and heads many programs designed to preserve the physical evidence of what happened there in 1994. He is also involved with recording verbal and written testimonies of victims and witnesses. He travels ...
... were set in the valley. The walk was
hilly but very rewarding, we did go too far at one point, but luckily
a local school boy showed us the right way home. We tipped him for
his help, at this point we were very tired and very thankful!
We will miss this place as it is so
peaceful and the lodge manager Emmy has been very helpful. A good
trip advisor review is coming their way!!! So long Lake Kivu, hello
... has within it Rwanda's highest point, Mount Karisimbi (4507 meters - the 5th highest mountain in Africa AND two active volcanoes. The entire park, though a little less than 80 square miles is absolutely gorgeous and filled with lush mountain forest that include bamboo/vines/Golden monkeys/buffalo (we saw a ...
... the hostel, I was pleasantly surprised to run into my travel buddy Travis again, who had gone north from Kigali and was on his way south now to Burundi. What I was not pleasantly surprised to find out was that I would be sharing a ...