Tagged: Congo

Gisenyi: Spinning Tires

Gisenyi: Spinning Tires

Gisenyi: Spinning Tires. Feb 4 My morning began by asking for a pail of hot water, which was brought to the door of my room in Gisenyi.  That was my shower this morning.  I have never had the “bucket of hot water” treatment before.  Usually one has hot water in the bathroom or you are at a “cold shower” hotel.  I have found a hybrid. Much of the day was spent chasing around information in Gisenyi.  I was shopping about...

Kibuye: Lightning Strikes

Kibuye: Lightning Strikes

Kibuye: Lightning Strikes. Feb 2 My Dutch friend Philip and I went for a walk through the bush along the side of the lake.  We were in territory that I am sure not other foreigners have been.  I did not know what we were going to find, but after about one kilometer of mostly busy, shrubs and prickly plants, we came out to a clearing of homes and people fishing. After we found lunch, Philip thought it was too early...