Tagged: Kinigi

Rwanda to Uganda: From Gorillas to Potato Trucks

Rwanda to Uganda: From Gorillas to Potato Trucks

Rwanda to Uganda: From Gorillas to Potato Trucks. Feb 8 Time to leave my wonderful little village of Kinigi. It is time to get out of Rwanda.  I had not ambition to leave the ‘Land of thousand hills and a million smiles,’ but I need to start making some miles and some dust.  Time for the move from Rwanda to Uganda.  I feel like I am going to cheat a lot of countries out of a lot of time, but...

Kinigi: Football and Rwanda Bits

Kinigi: Football and Rwanda Bits

Kinigi: Football and Rwanda Bits. Feb 7 (cont’d) I returned from my gorilla trek to Kinigi.  I love Kinigi.  It is my favorite village of all of my African travels.  As soon as I went to the market I ran into Theo.  I wanted lunch so I brought him along.  The tour guides from today had earlier told me to eat in the hotel where I am staying, saying it was the only safe place in town to eat.  However,...

Kinigi: Drunk Diaries…Reflections on a Day After Drinking Banana Beer.

Kinigi: Drunk Diaries…Reflections on a Day After Drinking Banana Beer

Kinigi: Drunk Diaries…Reflections on a Day After Drinking Banana Beer. Feb 6 Wow, where to start…  Life is a gift…. Shit, I just looked at my notes and I did not get some things completed today that I really wanted to accomplish, because I had an amazing day as a consequence. I need more of me.  Or I need my helpful editor to become my personal assistant….  It sure would be nice if mom and dad were from ABBA.  I...

Gisenyi to Kinigi: Dian Fossey Gorilla Facts and Child Mobs

Gisenyi to Kinigi: Dian Fossey Gorilla Facts and Child Mobs

Gisenyi to Kinigi: Dian Fossey Gorilla Facts and Child Mobs. Feb 5 It is amazing how much small situations can totally alter your entire direction and where you are going in life.  I do not mean, the entire future of your life when I say, “Where you are going”, though that is affected too.  But I mean, your travel is entirely affected by very small situations.  For example, if I knew they would not have accepted my out-dated $100 US...