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  • Travel onThe hilly city of Kigali is the capital of Rwanda and has a population of roughly 1 million. It's home to memorials and museums dedicated to the Rwanda Genocide. <u>PLANS</u>: Fly into Kigali at 7:15pm and relax overnight, before heading Posted by Travelsake in My African Adventure | Aug 4, 2014
  • More traveling and border crossings<u>PLANS</u>: After traveling in from Uganda, via the Katuna border, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Museum, local arts and crafts shops and fruit markets. Time to get up and head for another crazy border crossing, Uganda back to Rwanda. Posted by Travelsake in My African Adventure | Aug 7, 2014
  • Monkey TrekkingVolcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda is home to the Golden Monkey and is a haven for Mountain Gorillas. It has five volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains. The park was the base for zoologist Dian Fossey, of Gorillas in Posted by Travelsake in My African Adventure | Aug 5, 2014
  • 1. danZačelo se je naše potovanje v Afriko. Primož nas je pobral v Ljubljani in nas zapeljal na Brnik. Skupaj potujemo Aleš, Katja, Primož (drugi) in Anja. Vkrcali smo se na letalo in po slabih treh urah prispeli v Istanbul. [img=http://photos.travellers Posted by g.alezek in Amasiko Uganda | Aug 28, 2016
  • Goodbye RwandaMe and the guide drove back to him house. He bid me farewell and shouted “Au Revoir” at me. I drove the rented jeep all the way back to my hotel. I sat down in the large red couch and Posted by amj123 in Natural Rwanda | Nov 26, 2015
  • NyungweAs I once again entered another beautiful national park. I looked forward and saw that the park stretched out for thousands and thousands of miles. It seemed like it had no end. I had never seen such a large stretch Posted by amj123 in Natural Rwanda | Nov 24, 2015
  • Elephants At Akagera Today I went to Akagera National Park which is a national park within Rwanda. In total, the national park has an area of 1,200 square km. It is located in eastern Rwanda and the address is Gatsibo, Rwanda. The park's Posted by amj123 in Natural Rwanda | Nov 18, 2015
  • Africa's World War (cont'd) For the first chapter refer to [[]] Somehow life went on in Rwanda at the beginning of 1995. Amid the ruins. With the killi Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Aug 3, 2015
  • Africa's World WarI have started to read a fantastic book about "Congo, the Rwandan genocide, and the making of a continental catastrophe" by the French author Gérard Prunier. It's definitely worth reading in its entirety, but for all of you who might Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Jul 26, 2015
  • NinaYesterday I had a lot of downtime as I was somehow experiencing a hangover after drinking two beers on Friday night (yes, you read that correctly) and miserably wallowing in the loss of my stolen iphone. Yep, that's right. Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Aug 10, 2014
  • 'ZunguWell into my third week here in Kigali and my initial fascination with the beautifully-printed dresses, tropical landscape and moto taxis has now given way to the more subtle undertones of Rwandan living--the good, the annoying, the neutral and the Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 30, 2014
  • Volcano Days AheadThis weekend I am going to commune with the gorillas and I have never been more excited. Rwanda is one of the few places in the world that are home to mountain gorillas. They live in the Parc Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 24, 2014
  • Big and FreeToday marks the end of week two in Rwanda. The time is flying by but I still have a month here to take it all in. It's pretty much allergy season year-round here so I'm finding myself much Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 19, 2014
  • MotoliciousToday I learned that motos and long skirts are not a preferred combination. Photo courtesy of The New Times Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 17, 2014
  • On BlastHey hey! My blog post on the African Entrepreneur Collective website is live. Check it out: [[]] Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 16, 2014
  • CrawlingKigali is starting to make a bit more sense. I've gotten lost about three times in the past two days which just means that I know my way around even that much better now. Luckily Rwanda is a really Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 11, 2014
  • HereThis is the official start of my fourth day in Africa. The people and landscape of Rwanda are beautiful so far. It's really lush and mountainous, the perfect contradiction to NYC's noise and tumult. I'm finding myself a bit overwhelmed, Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 9, 2014
  • RwandaI'm embarrassed about being so far behind with the updates! My sincerest apologies to those who have been waiting. We are in Pokhara, Nepal in the most relaxing house on the edge of Fewal Lake near the Anapurna Conservation Area Posted by gregandissy in There and back again | Jun 7, 2014
  • Day 5. Rwanda- Nyungwe National Park and Return to KigaliSince we arrived in darkness we didn’t know what to expect from the area surrounding the lodge. When I walked outside in the early morning with Dad we just stood there, each rotating in a circle to take in the Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | Mar 30, 2014
  • Day 4. Rwanda- Drive South along Lake Kivu We spent much time contemplating (once we arrived in Rwanda and heard that the roads were not as good as we had thought) about what route to take to the Southern part of the country. We understo Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | Mar 28, 2014
  • Day 3. Rwanda- Mountain GorillasA very excited Mom, Dad, Jess and Don headed to the same park rendez-vous point to see the gorillas. We arrived early so that we could discuss with the organizer which group to see. Since the gorillas move around they Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | Mar 27, 2014
  • Day 2. Rwanda- Golden MonkeysNot knowing what to expect we drove to the park entrance north of Musanze, arriving at the suggested arrival time of 7am. The tours, which must be done with a Park Ranger (and not a private guide) don't really get Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | Mar 26, 2014
  • Day 1. Rwanda- Arrival, Genocide Museum and drive NorthOur trek to Rwanda had taken us through 5 countries over two days; Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Ethiopia, Uganda and finally Rwanda. We arrived in Kigali in the middle of the night and were met by Ben, the lovely owner of Posted by Jmclellan in We Live in Africa | Mar 25, 2014
  • Spelke Travels Update #2 (February)The Contents Highlights: 1) Zanzibar – a week of beach activities and exploring historic Stone Town 2) Kigali Rwanda – getting there and finding a great home base for volunteering 3) Engineers Without Boarders – building a suspension bridge in a hills Posted by cspelke in Spelke Travels | May 25, 2013
  • KigaliToday we went to the Kigali Memorial Centre. The centre has several parts: gardens around the centre, permanent exhibits showing life before, during and after the genocide as well as information about other genocides, and the mass burial graves of Posted by goodbyespaceman in Farewell Spaceman | Nov 23, 2012
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