Time for another adventure! This time to Rwanda, where I’ll be spending 4 weeks volunteering in an orphanage that is home to 500 kids. (Yes, 5-0-0..
Made it safely to Rwanda... Monday was spent sleeping. Tuesday was spent doing orientation for the volunteer program, followed by a visit to the Kigal
Wednesday I made the journey from Kigali (the capital) to Gisenyi, where I will actually be staying. It was also my first visit to the Noel Orphanage.
Each morning we get up and have breakfast (a few slices of bread and some fruit) then trudge up the hill to the taxi park. ("Taxis" being the 10 passe
This past weekend I went to Musanze, which is about an hour's (cramped) bus ride away from here in Gisenyi. Why, you ask (or, I assume you ask)? GOR
I came to Rwanda through the Global Volunteer Network (GVN), which is a volunteer placing service that is based in New Zealand. They placed us with Fa
With this being our last week in Rwanda (time has gone SO fast), Nina and I took a few of the kids we've gotten close to-- John, Benoit, Patrick and
I'm in Kigali now and in a few hours will be off to Egypt (by way of Nairobi and Addis-- I don't get there until Saturday!) Rwanda has been fantasti
Since I had a long layover in Nairobi I decided to interrupt my tour of airports and took a cab out and about some Hunter Horse Sales. I was able to g
Still in Cairo... last night went to the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and then today saw the Pyramids, Sphinx, and a pharonic boat (which was actually surpr