Crossing the Heart of Africa: photos from Julian Smith’s 4,500-mile overland journey.
In Rwanda, Obama jeans are sold with the American President’s image.
I was especially struck by the crafsmanship and colors of the woven bowls.
My big international adventures of the year were a week in Rwanda and 6 months in Colombia.
It’s been about 6 months since my press trip to Rwanda. Looking back, I still feel incredibly lucky to have had the opportunity to hop aboard Ethiopian Airlines and jet off to eastern Africa for a week. The jetlag was rough, and we had a tiring itinerary, but the sense of adventure was high, and […]
On the morning of my last day in Rwanda, I visited the old home of former President Juvenal Hayarimana. When his plane was shot down over the compound in 1994, killing him and the president of Burundi, it was the spark needed to usher in the genocide. It was both eery and interesting to walk […]
During the 1994 genocide, a thousand people sought refuge at the Hotel Des Mille Collines.
Chimpanzees, unlike other primates, are always on the move.
While staying at my first 5-star accommodation, the Nyungwe Forest Lodge in southwestern Rwanda, I was treated to wonderful cooking.
The lodge boasts 24 luxury rooms, each of which includes a private balcony overlooking the forest.