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!
... the US would somehow attack Syria. Patrick said he thought Rwandan opinion was not favorable to a strike. He also said that public opinion has soured on President Obama in spite of their related origins.
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We arrived at Lake Muhazi around 9:30. Mrs. Mundeli was there with the small congregation from Kayenzi. It ...
... the roads are constantly turning and bending around. Which makes it difficult when you're crammed next to people with a 40 pound bag on your lap. We arrive in Gisenyi, a small town on Lake Kivu which borders the DRC near Goma. First thing I notice? Paved sidewalks! Awesome. Well, only on the main roads, but still. We got settled and headed out to drink some beers (shocker) near the water. Our island friend told us about this cool Thai restaurant that has live music at ...
... to have an identity card, labelling them as Hutu or Tutsi. Although the Tutsi constituted only about 10 percent of Rwanda's population and the Hutu nearly 90 percent, the Belgians gave the Tutsi all the leadership positions. This angered the Hutus and began to cause unrest within the country.
When Rwanda achieved independence and the Belgians were leaving the country, they changed their tactics and put the Hutus in charge, as the Hutus represented the majority.
How has this lodge rated in the past?
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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.