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How to visit The Virunga National Park DRC

IRELAND | Sat, 9 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Views [915]

This is a how to guide to visiting the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic Of Congo, for a detailed story of my experience please click on the following link https://journals.worldnomads.com/riverstrails/story/141689/Congo-(Kinshasa)/Kigali-... Read more >

Tags: africa, congo, gorilla, rwanda, trekking, virunga


RWANDA | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By jennpete | Views [386]

Kigali 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 safe place so I don't have to worry so much about ... Read more >

Tags: africa, kigali, rwanda, volunteering


RWANDA | Wed, 9 Jul 2014 | By jennpete | Views [382]

This 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, which is to be ... Read more >

Tags: africa, jet lag, rwanda

Land of a Thousand Hills - Kigali to Nyungwe National Park

RWANDA | Tue, 15 Oct 2013 | By yvonnebooth | Views [2163]

Day 6 The outside of the building was peppered with bullet holes. Inside the back lower left corner a concentration of holes on both walls and on the floor along with two larger holes in the floor marked where most of the bullets had been aimed ... Read more >

Tags: chimpanzee, eco lodge, forest, monkey, nature, nyungwe, rwanda, tea plantation, waterfall

Making friends while travelling

UGANDA | Wed, 30 Dec 2009 | By christina_wallace | Views [769]

I have had the wonderful fortune of meeting fabulous people on this trip through East Africa.  Some of them have been fellow travelers like Ian in Mombasa, Jess and Wen-Li in Zanzibar, and a Georgetown MBA grad working in SF named Christine on my flight ... Read more >

Tags: bus, hbs, hostels, rwanda, travel friends, uganda

Adventures in Rwanda!

RWANDA | Sun, 27 Dec 2009 | By christina_wallace | Views [739]

Hello, dear readers!   I’m posting this on Monday though I wrote it Sunday night.   So bear with me on the time difference…   Last I wrote I had just arrived in Kigali after a harrying travel day last Friday.   So much has happened since! ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, kigali, mud, rwanda, travel friends, volcan national parc

Traveling in East Africa: a primer

RWANDA | Sat, 26 Dec 2009 | By christina_wallace | Views [755]

When I starting thinking about taking this trip I wondered how much planning I should do ahead of time and how much I could just figure out as I went.   When I backpacked through Europe it was during the high season, and I had to make reservations ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, crazy airport stories, kigali, rwanda, tanzania, travel friends

The Rwandan Country side

RWANDA | Fri, 10 Apr 2009 | By cj_lemky | Views [481]

The Rwandan country side from all viewpoints is very Eden like. Like the foothills of Alberta the landscape slowly changes from the flat savanna to gradually larger rolling mounds until you enter Rwanda and are fully surrounded by the lush green velvet ... Read more >

Tags: getting there, rwanda


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