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  • New magnificent Features Transforming St Andre Hotel KabgayiThe local hospitality industry has received another boost with the opening of a new hotel dubbed services Located just on the outskirts of the Muhanga city ce Posted by Tuyikunde Gaba in gabaguide | Nov 25, 2019
  • Congo-Nile trail ...welch ein name. aber dazu später. von Kigali nahm ich den bus nach Butare (manchmal auch Huye genannt) in den süden von Ruanda. bin am nächsten tag gleich weiter nach Kibuye. den umweg machte ich nur Posted by helihigl in Back in Africa | Oct 14, 2019
  • hügelig und dicht besiedeltich war dann ein weiteres mal bei der botschaft von Burundi. angeblich kostet das transitvisum auch 90 us$, dauert ebenfalls mehrere tage und an der grenze bekommt man keines. ich hab mir den versuch an de Posted by helihigl in Back in Africa | Oct 8, 2019
  • Gustave waves a paw goodbyeWoof! Woof woof!! Woof woof woof!!! Someone is at the gate. I always bark when a car pulls up to the gate. It's my job. I'm a guard dog, and I have the fiercest bark is all the land. And Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jun 22, 2019
  • Don't sing in the showerThings We Will Miss About Rwanda * The vibrant colors. Maybe it's some perfect combination of how the sunlight and storm clouds light up the lush green hills dotted with red rooftops, but somehow the lighting is stunning. And the brightly Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jun 20, 2019
  • For a good causePart I - Written by Dennis Not too long after moving in, I had seen signs in the neighborhood for something called "Talking Through Art" and all I knew was that it had a pictogram of a person in a wheelchair Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jun 19, 2019
  • Dennis' birthdaySomething unexpected happens nearly every day in Rwanda. Maybe the door lock breaks, the car explodes, there's a leak in the pipes or the lights stop working (all of which have happened in the last few weeks). Or maybe you Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jun 8, 2019
  • Our last Rwanda getawayWe've been super busy working lately, trying to finish as much as possible before our time in Rwanda is up. But we wanted to take one more in-country trip, so last weekend Dennis, Myles (a medical student who is living Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jun 4, 2019
  • on my great discovery of upper paradise in Rwanda's Kinigi The mountain Bisoke adventure is one of the most memorable activities in Rwanda. The top of this Volcano has a spectacular crater lake. It is simply a 6 – hours hike Posted by Tuyikunde Gaba in gabaguide | May 31, 2019
  • FriendsWith only one month left in this incredible journey, we thought it appropriate to highlight some of the people who have impacted our time here. * Evans is our personal trainer, but he has become much more than that over these Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | May 19, 2019
  • A slice of lifeMany of our posts have given you a glimpse of our lives when we travel outside of Rwanda, so let's bring it back to the land of a thousand hills. Here's a smorgasbord of activities and events that have occurred Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | May 12, 2019
  • Kwibuka 25: Remember; Unite; RenewOn the 6th of April, 1994, the plane carrying the Rwanda president Juvenal Habyarimana was shot down, and hours later on the 7th of April the Genocide against the Tutsi started. While this event sparked the genocide, the foundations of Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | May 5, 2019
  • The Villages, RwandaWith five days in Rwanda under my belt, I am struggling to describe how the people live outside of the cities. Our driver/guide has been giving us information along the way but until we spoke with the lodge managers and Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 27, 2019
  • Gorillas in the Mud (updated)Well today was the big day we have been talking about for over a year and it did not disappoint. We arrived at our lodge yesterday in a big rain storm and it rained early this morning before we got up, Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 26, 2019
  • The Stories Along the WayThe Peace Basket: When you drive through the villages in Rwanda you see many people walking up and down the hills and through all the villages. Almost no one in the countryside villages have a car and in fact most of Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 25, 2019
  • Kigali Rwanda, A Place to AdmireI know two days in a city is not a lot and you certainly can’t know everything about a place in such a short time, but the rest of the world should be paying attention to this story. Although not a Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 24, 2019
  • Kigali24 hours after leaving our home in the US we land in Kigali, Rwanda. Generally speaking the flights and transfers were uneventful. I loved walking down the steps from the aircraft and across the tarmac guided by locals with Posted by Lauriesam in People May Think We Are Crazy | Apr 22, 2019
  • My last week of class: With a little help from my friendsBenja is always excited to greet me when I pull into the driveway in Butare. [center][/center] I drove down for my last week of formal teaching in Rwanda. I was nervous going into it b Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Mar 31, 2019
  • Busting our butts on Mount BisokeDennis and I made a list of things we want to do before we leave Rwanda. Recently we crossed an item off our list — hike Mount Bisoke. Mount Bisoke is an active volcano that straddles Volcanoes National Park in Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Mar 10, 2019
  • Four kings and some warthogsPrior to a few months ago, I thought a safari consisted of driving out in a large 4WD open vehicle into the wilderness of Africa and hoping you see some wild animals. Karen broke this fantasy by telling me that Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Feb 11, 2019
  • My haircutWhen I started thinking about getting a haircut maybe a month ago, I decided that I didn't want to go to a mzungu salon (a place that caters to Europeans). Generally I like to immerse if possible. What's the worst Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Feb 5, 2019
  • Students make me smileBy now, if you've been following the blog, I think you've got a feeling for how my teaching weeks go, so I won't recap my last course in full. But I will mention some interesting tidbits. Dennis and I drove Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jan 30, 2019
  • Lake Kivu. Rwanda [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/923792/large_d4572070-1372-11e9-9d28-2fa5b99ce45b Posted by MikeSebastian in Imagine the World | Jan 8, 2019
  • Steven's Story ContinuedIf you've been following the blog, you know that I launched a small campaign to raise money for one of my students who cannot afford to pay his school fees this year. I was stunned when I learned that people Posted by karenanddennis in Roaming Rwanda | Jan 8, 2019
  • Orchard Farm of Rwanda [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/923792/ Posted by MikeSebastian in Imagine the World | Jan 6, 2019
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