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It’s that time of the year again!

It’s time for a year in review post! For me, especially compared to the last three years, it’s been a relatively bloody boring year (this blog started as a travel blog, remember). I got back from Haiti just in time … Continue reading

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Kwibuka 20: Remembering Rwanda (and Burundi)

Today is no ordinary day in Rwanda or Burundi. But no one would call it a holiday. 20 years ago last night, the plane carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down over Kigali (Rwanda). … Continue reading

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Kigali Impressions II

Rwanda since the genocide has been one of the economic miracles of Africa, and the museum itself is a great example of this– a big, clean, modern museum with audioguides and descriptions on the walls in Kinyarwanda as well as … Continue reading

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Kigali Reflections

I’ve been waiting a month and a half to type this up… I get off the smelly, dank overland bus from Kigali and my first feeling is overwhelming loneliness. I’m standing there in a dusty, vast taxi park in God-knows-where, … Continue reading

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Geneva Geneva Geneva.

The difference in Geneva was apparent as soon as I got off the train…I could understand what was being said! The trip did not get off to a good start though. It was a statutory holiday (of course, that is … Continue reading

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