Category: Rwanda

Nineteen years later: Rwanda 2013

In March 2013, I spent several days in the small central African country of Rwanda. It is a beautiful place of verdant hills, picturesque villages, and majestic volcanic mountains. Thanks to its high elevation it …

A Rwandan journey (video)

Along the road from Kigali to Ruhengeri   On the last day of my March 2013 visit to Rwanda I traveled from the capital city of Kigali, in the center of the country, through the …

Strangers in a strange land

Maurice is round-faced, bespectacled, and jovial 27-year-old who works as a chef in a guesthouse in suburban Johannesburg. Since the guesthouse serves only breakfast, his working day here lasts only three hours. But his commute …