Rwanda. – I have wanted to visit here since seeing the movie Hotel Rwanda in 2004. In the hope of learning more about the history, to understand a little of the genocide and get a feel for
It was Richard Mullin who said ‘The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.’ An accurate observation as
From minding your own carbon footprint to mindful interactions with locals, I offered some suggestions on The Art of Conscious Travel for kulula’s khuluma in-flight magazine, looking at ways we can be more considerate and sustainable
Have you heard of the incredible 7 Summits Africa Challenge? Set to achieve a world record, the goal is for 7 mountaineers to summit 7 mountains in Africa over a period of 7 weeks, and for
Africa is a continent of diversity, culture and rich natural resources and I can’t encourage travel and further exploration enough. Whether you opt to go on a Kenyan Safari, or explore the heady aromatic souks of Morocco, you’ll find
Weylandts Furniture and Decor Store invited me to answer some questions about The Incidental Tourist in their Tastemakers Journal, about my travels, childhood memories, favourite places and things I never travel without. Also what I long
In all my travels, I’ve never seen a country’s population more determined to forgive, and to build and succeed than in Rwanda. Rick Warren.
Rwanda. – Before I could say ‘slow down time’ my days in Kigali were up and Christian was dropping me at the Kigali Airport for my flight to Entebbe, Uganda. I left with a happy
Rwanda. – Have you seen the fabrics, beading, weaving, carvings, masks, ceramics and textures coming out of Africa. Not to mention the glorious bright colours that represent this seductive continent. We are leading the way in
Rwanda. – Next to the Amahoro Stadium is the Remera Heroes’ Cemetery, closely guarded and only accessible by appointment. I booked this with the Minister of Sport who arranged a guide to teach me more about
Rwanda. – The very impressive stadium Amahoro Stadium in the centre of the Kigali is a multi-purpose sports centre that plays host to football matches, concerts and public events. During the genocide of 1994, it was also temporarily a “UN Protected
Rwanda. – At the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Much work is done by the Rwandan government to educate school children and ensure that they never forget the lives that were lost or the violence that once existed between the
Rwanda. – The Kigali Memorial Centre, a glimpse of the clothing collected, people and children remembered, some propaganda posters, an Identity Card, skulls smashed and broken. See more about the centre here.
Rwanda. – The Kigali Memorial Centre is a sobering tribute to the victims of genocide, in Rwanda and other countries around the world. Specifically though highlighting the history of this country, the colonial influence, the