Spiritual Gorillas in the Mist

It is a singularly unique experience to travel to a remote village with only a few friends, stay there for a few days and experience the love and energy of

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Rwanda, Rwanda

Happy 4th of July!!! Have some watermelon and good American food for me!! And Happy Birthday Tadia and almost Birthday Seamus! OKay, so we arrived in Rwanda yesterday and I

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Words cannot express….

I do not have a title for this journal. I cannot put words to the feelings that I am experiencing. Today has been an exceptionally difficult and emotionally draining days

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On the road to Kigali

We last left you guys with us boarding the bus to Kigali, Rwanda. When we were originally planning our trip, this seemed like a great idea. The Lonely Planet had

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The Other Side of the Fence

The grass is always greener on the other side…unless you’re in Rwanda. In the “Land of a Thousand Hills,” the scenery is so constantly spectacular that the camera never quite

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Muganero Market Day

Lake Kivu sits on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC). It is surrounded by deliciously green hills, every last inch of which is cultivated

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Providence

The sea of people surrounding us parted and a single man walked through. “Hello. I am Providence.” Providence indeed. The day was ending, light quickly escaping from the sky as

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Icing on the cake..

First, I would just like to say that prior to my trip to Rwanda, I would have said that Africa has been my favourite continent. The sheer number of different

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Yes, I did in fact “Track the Mountain Gorillas”!

Mountain Gorillas in the wildGorilla MatingOkay so we’re back at the same campsite in Kampala, Uganda as last week (ie. no USB hookup = no pictures) but I’m labelling this

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The Clinic

I have to admit that for a very long time I thought of Rwanda solely in terms of the genocide of 1994. I have read several books about it, including

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