- Apr162013Read more
WE”VE BEEN DRIVING OURSELVES in Rwanda for about a week now. There are definitely some challenges: driving on the right, the orderly chaos at roundabouts, the smoke blowing snail race as cars and bikes four or five abreast, many with clapped out engines, try to inch past each other up steep hills, with little apparent concern for oncoming traffic. And a
- Apr112013Read more
TOOK A ONE DAY BREAK in the beautiful Akagera National Park. Rusizi Tented Camp was officially opened on March 26 this year, and is a huge leap for Rwandan tourism in the area. Couldn’t recommend it more highly: dinner by firelight on a deck at the edge of Lake Ihema with monkeys, birds and hippos shrieking, grunting and puffing all around.
- Mar292013Read more
WELL IT’S GOOD FRIDAY and we’ve just finished breakfast. It’s pretty packed at the Good News Guesthouse this morning. There’s a team of medical volunteers on their way back to Alabama after several weeks in a hospital in south-west Rwanda, another group of Americans who spent yesterday tracking the gorilla in the north, and a couple of Germans just passing through.