Language barrier in Rwanda?

In my head I thought Rwandans speak Kiswahili. Then after a small search as I was preparing myself to come, I realised they don’t. They speak English and Kinyarwanda. So I thought ‘no problem, we’ll communicate using English, right?’. Well shock on me.  So I arrived and had a set of around 4 hotels IContinue reading “Language barrier in Rwanda?”

Nairobi to Kigali by Bus

 bridge at Jinja You know the way when travelling through Kenya, the climate changes after every few hundreds of kilometres? Well, here, the scenery is kinda the same from one side to the other. Green and more green. Tens of hills, and more hills. Thousands of banana trees. And lots of trees. This place isContinue reading “Nairobi to Kigali by Bus”

Rwandans accepted but refused to foolishly move on. 

I’ve been so shocked by my experience in Rwanda. I’ve come during the time they are commemorating 24yrs since the genocide. The signs are everywhere and people are even wearing t-shirts with some message of peace and hope or something similar.  You see in Kenya, we ACCEPT and MOVE ON. Who remembers the 2007 violence?Continue reading “Rwandans accepted but refused to foolishly move on. “

Travelling alone? 

I’ve already booked my ticket. Like 5minutes ago. Now this trip feels real. Like its on man! I feel excited, not like yesterday’s excitement though. Today’s excitement is calm. Very calm. Its almost mother like. Reminding me the things I’m supposed to do and park and prepare.  Today will be spent doing last minute preparations.Continue reading “Travelling alone? “