Beauty and the Beasts

I don’t think there was a single person on the truck that wasn’t moved in some way by our visit to Rwanda. We were there to visit the mountain gorillas,

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Mountain Gorillas

We went trecking to see the last Mountain Gorillas. They live at the border of Rwanda, Uganda and Congo. We went across to Rwanda to see them. We got really

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Oops, Betty’s a guy.

Hello loyal fans! THis one, it wont be serious. Or long. So yesterday (Wednesday) I killed a goat. On purpose. Yup, I have blood on my hands (or did, until

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Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association (SACCA) – Eastern Province, Rwanda (Project No. 2)

In 1994, in just under 100 days, nearly 1 million people were brutally murdered, often by family, friends and neighbours. Many years on and the sad legacy of the genocide

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Thoughts on Africa

So we have arrived at the bus station and it is pitch black due to the power failure which we were to become very aware happens on a regular basis

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The land of eternal spring

“A militiaman came up to kill me. I was astonished because he was a friend. He used to come to our house every day. He farmed my father’s fields…We used

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Gearing up to go!

Hey everyone! Welcome to the blog of Kevin B. I am super psyched to be leaving for a Rwandan adventure this Saturday! I have been preparing for this trip for

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Oh, The People and The Places!

Africa is, truly, very very different from Canada. The people! The views! And (as mentioned before) the Kamikaze drivers! This past Sunday I traveled to several small villages in the

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“What do you mean, you dont have the key???” OR “You swear there are no crocs in here??” OR “AAAAHHHHH IM GONNA DIE!!!!!!”

Death comes to us all. He comes to me daily. It appears that the more I travel, the more I realize that, despite the fact that I have read extensive

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Rwanda: Sounds of joy in an unlikely place

Our last night at Nat Locke’s place, and I decided to get a few hours sleep before our early flight the next morning. Nat had been tempting me with the

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