Considering Congo November 17th 2011 What an intimidating country Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) seems to be and it is clear when arriving at the Rwandan border town of Gisenyi. From the relative safety of Gisenyi it is easy to view over the lake into Goma which is the border town for DRC and is known as the one of the most dangerous cities in the world (for political and environmental reasons). Looking further afield your ey ... read more
Africa » Rwanda » Province de L'Ouest » Gisenyi 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
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I'm a budget traveller who prefers to visit the locals rather than the local attractions. Travel for me is about experiencing new cultures and accepting people for who they are. We wish to help people to travel the world as it is an amazing place with so much to see and do, travelling is easy once you make the decision to go. The hardest part for most making the decision to book that ticket but that is the beginning for life changing and rewarding experi... full info