I was especially struck by the crafsmanship and colors of the woven bowls.
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 […]
Chimpanzees, unlike other primates, are always on the move.
Traveling to Rwanda, I felt unsure about how I would see the capital.
For such an exotic, far-flung trip to central Africa, there isn’t a whole lot I need to do in terms of preparing for my Rwandan adventure. After backpacking for 15 straight months, and always being on the go, the process has become like second nature to me. I know what I will pack, and how […]