Wednesday, April 7, 2010

more Rwanda


Rwanda: "Land of A Thousand Hills"

market in Gitarama down the street from our house
our "house mom" Hadija

building a house. couple days later you'd walk by and it'd be completely finished.

Kuzungu, my favourite little girl


outskirts of Kigali

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

some Rwanda

view from our house in Gitarama
cheeky mami, that's what we called her at least.  the happiest little girl ever.  her father helped run the children's home in Byimana, a very small town/village about a 20 minute bus ride from Gitarama
this is in Kigali

the center of Kigali

Byimana again
say no to sugardaddie's.  on the other side of the billboard it said say no to sugarmammies.
view from our house
students from Kabgayi University in Gitarama taught us traditional Rwandan dancing and made us perform with them

on our school's "spring break" week, we went to the neighbouring country of Burundi, where we could actually somewhat act like tourists.  this is on Lake Tanganyika.

in the capital of Burundi, Bujumbura
catching a ride up the hill

a small village outside of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, where orphans and widows from the genocide live

going to get water

in the market in Kigali
new business building in Kigali

motos, the taxis you take everywhere

Kigali International Airport

Obama stuff evvvveeerrryyywhere.  this is in Bujumbura, Burundi again

Lake Kivu