Akagera Game Lodge
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We took the Bizdanny Tours and Safaris to the Akagera National Park and Akagera Game Lodge. Included in our Party for this adventure was Kelly, Rich, Susan, Ruth and her friend Austin.
Per Wikipedia, The Akagera National Park covers 1,200kmē in eastern Rwanda, against the
Tanzanian border. It was founded in 1934 to protect animals …
These are some of the best shots we culled from the two thousand or so we've taken over the last week. If you'd like a higher res version of any of these, just let us know!
... bus, and in we went.
The set up was about the same as it was the last time, except there were only four genocidaires that were there to talk to us. We had met two of them before: the woman who helped at the barricades, and Valerie (I was a journalist) Bemeriki. We listened to their stories.
I think the two men and the woman were honest when they said they felt real remorse. The ...
On this day we had a few stops. Our friend Heather has a foster child in Rwanda sponsored by Bridges of Hope. She has brought gifts for the child and her foster family and we have been making arrangements to meet with them. The priest who runs the organization had called and said he would come around 6 in the evening to meet wither. Lisa was going along for translation purposes and me, for moral support. In ...
This center was very interesting. It had a section about the Rwandan Genocide, and also a section for other genocides around the world. The most powerful part of it to me was the "Children's Room," a place where each child had a picture (usually the only one the family had) with a caption of what their favorite food, their age, their last words, and how they died. It was truly ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAkagera Game Lodge Kigali
The lodge is ok, very basic, it appears it needs a little loving care. Some of the rooms need their faucets fixed in the shower. We were served very good food for dinner and breakfast. The best part was seeing the Baboons in the morning trying to get into the hotel. The staff chase them away. One large one climbed upon the roof and watched over the lodge.
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