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  • 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
  • RwandaHi everyone, Not quite sure what I was expecting but have been really surprised. It is the cleanest place I have visited, once a month on a saturday they have a 'Community Clean Day' all the residents have to clean Posted by Lilla Merrick in Travel Expedition 2012 | Feb 26, 2012
  • Onwards to RwandaToday is the day we enter Rwanda and our first stop is to be the Genocide memorial in Kigali the Rwandan Capitol, after fun and games at our border crossing (everyone off, all bags off and the truck sent through Posted by cd108 in No Job, No Home, No Worries | Feb 19, 2012
  • So Long Rwanda ... It's Been Swell !!Hello Everyone! Jan. 20/12 Today we woke up this morning at 6am to eat breakfast at the hotel. The plan was to eat early and then catch the matatu to the bus station, nyabagogo, so we could catch another bus to Posted by braycullen in Africa Bound | Jan 21, 2012
  • Back in KigaliHello Everyone! Jan. 18/12 Today was quite an uneventful day really. We got up around 7am and walked into town for breakfast at the "Modern Restaurant" ... it wasn't very modern but the service was good and the food was Posted by braycullen in Africa Bound | Jan 19, 2012
  • Now in RwandaWe made it to Nairobi at 8pm on sat. jan. 14 th ... I guess it would have been 11am Regina time!!! We had a driver waiting to pick us up and take us to our hotel. Since it was Posted by braycullen in Africa Bound | Jan 17, 2012
  • Overland in Eastern AfricaFor the Eastern African part of our world tour, we decided to do something different. While we met travellers who successfully traveled across Africa independently, we heard that it took a lot of time and patience to use the Posted by Lis.L in Let's Go Get Lost | Dec 25, 2011
  • Rwanda Trying to catch up peeps sorry for the massive delay! We arrived in Kigali on the Sunday evening, it turned out that the locals had pointed out a $200 a night hotel for us.. not within our budget, so we Posted by angcoleman in A year off... | Aug 11, 2011
  • Mountain gorillas in RwandaRwanda has a very different feeling, compared to its neighbouring countries. The whole place is spotless – no rubbish, partly due to a ban on plastic bags in the country. It seems that every piece of land is cultivated; there Posted by AlTiffany2 in Alex's Round the World Gap Year | Jul 8, 2011
  • Mzungu in the Mist: Uganda to RwandaFriday we crossed back into the Southern Hemisphere and drove to Kabale in Uganda near the Rwanda border. As we were setting up tents there were all the heads sticking over the ‘security fences’ and Mzungu being called out from Posted by neerg_08 in It's time for Africa | Jun 13, 2011
  • 3. Rwanda 12th June 2011 Today we crossed over into Rwanda and visited the genocide museum. I remember how sobering Cambodia was, so I had been psyching myself up for the visit for some time. It is one of those things you have Posted by Jayne Breckon in Across the Continents | Jun 12, 2011
  • Tears for Genocide So across the border I crossed in to Rwanda. It was the easiest border crossing i have ever made. Just had a chat with the guy and got the stamp in the passport. A big Posted by benhowe2 in Ben & Sok's travels here and there | Jun 28, 2011
  • Getting to RwandaMonika, Lusajo and I embarked on a mammoth trip to Rwanda by bus – it is really expensive to fly within Africa so we decided instead to take the bus. There are 2 ways to get to the west of Posted by angcoleman in A year off... | Jun 27, 2011
  • Kibuye to KivuWe took our second consecutive Friday off from teaching this week to travel to the west coast of Rwanda to the city of Kibuye. Also on the very western part of Rwanda sits Lake Kivu, the largest body of water Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | Jun 20, 2011
  • Halfway Through: Ending One MonthThe gang took their first day off from teaching this past Friday (July 10) to do some traveling, as we do almost every weekend. The last time we took a trip to Gitarama and the nearby town of Byamana, we Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | Jun 11, 2011
  • MababaA few Fridays back, I posted about our trip to the southern part of Rwanda to visit and see many things. One of which was an NGO called "Mabawa". I later found out that I misspelled the name, it is Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | Jun 2, 2011
  • Sunday VisitWe made a pretty fun-filled and exciting outing on Sunday, May 29, to a small village called Byamana, just outside of Gitarama. Gitarama is the second most populated city in Rwanda, after Kigali of course. JP had invited us when Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | Jun 1, 2011
  • Rude AwakeningOn Friday, May 27, I awoke to Allie telling me to get my passport and come out to the living room. Drowsy and confused, I complied and joined the rest of the group sitting down with the same look on Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | May 30, 2011
  • Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageMonday was our first day of teaching English to secondary school students in Kinyinya. We arrived at around 11:30 and met most of the faculty at this combined primary & secondary school in the village. As always, we were greeted Posted by WorldPeeples in The Land of A Thousand Hills | May 25, 2011
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