Genocide Memorial Museum

A Genocide is the extermination of an entire population, a whole people disappeared from the world. This is the most cruel human act and keeps repeating in centuries. Rwanda had its most awful genocide in the 1990s, to be exact from April to July 1994. Troubles had already started at the beginning of the decade, [...]
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Kigali

With over 1 million inhabitants, Kigali is the capital and the largest city in Rwanda. Its perfect geographical location, in the very central part of the nation, makes it the heart of Rwanda. It is also an important landmark for its population. Far away from the ocean, Kigali has grown because it is a precious [...]
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Nyungwe Forest National Park

If you come to this part of Africa looking for  something special you must visit Nyungwe Forest National Park. The forest it preserves is maybe the best example of mountain rain forest still existing in the world, and Rwanda has the privilege of having a large part of it in its state territory. Surrounded by [...]
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Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

What is the difference between a gorilla and a mountain gorilla? The second species is much bigger, and rare. They are, somehow, more beautiful and mysterious and this is why it is very interesting to go admiring them, mainly in Eastern Africa. Tour operators have recently found many ways to let tourists go and meet [...]
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Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park has a troubled history. The local population hardly accepted the existence of this natural area and has been fighting for the land since the beginning. It all started in 1934 when a large natural area -  2500 sq km - was closed in order to protect the precious local fauna. The many [...]
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