Nyungwe Forest February 18th 2011 After spending a month in Kigali, we drove south to the rainforest with friends to a five star lodge. Six hours later, we arrived at the lodge set in the midst of a tea plantation bordering the rainforest. The main building incorporated the best of Rwandan art with modern design. Our room was part of a cabin with a balcony overlooking the forest and a giant bathtub.
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Africa » Rwanda » Province de L'Ouest In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king. Over the next several years, thousands of Tutsis were killed, and some 150,000 driven into exile in neighboring countries. T... ... read more