Tag Archives: Rwanda

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3. Written by Joe Day 1 We left Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel after breakfast at 7.30am and drove through the capital city of Kigali to the Genocide Memorial.The Rwanda Genocide was of course the 1994 mass killing of Rwanda’s Tutsis and Hutu … Continue reading

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Day 19 Rwanda

Farewell Uganda – it has been great but is time to move on! We had a quick drive to the Rwandan border and marvelled at the hilly green Rwandan landscape on our way to the Capital city of Kigali. Once … Continue reading

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Day 1 Nairobi

A new African adventure awaits – Charles and I took our Big Yellow Truck “Makako” to the Heron Hotel in Nairobi to meet our new passengers. a nice sized group of 9 people of mixed nationalities and ages. The Simba … Continue reading

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Day 7 Nyakhanazi – Kigali

We headed out of Tanzania and crossed into Rwanda – one of the most fascinating countries I’ve ever visited. Even the border crossing is scenic with a river and small waterfall which was gushing from the recent rains. In this, … Continue reading

Posted in d) 3rd Feb 2013 East Africa Encounter on Sparky, Leanne | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Day 1 Nairobi – Arusha

Day one of my next African adventure which is an “East African Encounter”. This tour will take us through Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya and I love it as it’s packed with wildlife in some of the most beautiful game … Continue reading

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Days 16 – 20 Rwanda

On leaving Uganda everyone had Gorillas on the brain. We crossed the “thousand hills” of Rwanda, where the group got up close and personal with our Gorilla relatives. One group of trekkers got closer than most when a blackback came … Continue reading

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Rwanda, Day 17

Crossing into Rwanda means that we are close to the mountain gorillas.  We first need to explore the more serious side of Africa and in Rwanda it is the Genocide museum.  Africa is a wonderful place and once under your … Continue reading

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