Scheduled ferries on Lake Kivu

Bob Francescone writes: Scheduled ferries now run between Rubavu/Gisenyi and Rusizi/Cyangugu via Karongi/Kibuye on Lake Kivu. Two of us spent 2 weeks in Rwanda in May, 2016. The Lake Kivu ferries are now running on a schedule from Gisenyi down to Cyangugu and back. The ferries run SUNDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY north to south (Gisenyi 07:00, … Continue reading Scheduled ferries on Lake Kivu


Various bits and pieces (March 2016)

Mark Rowlatt writes Wifi Internet If you're travelling with a laptop, it's difficult to find fast speeds in East Africa. Usually, top end hotels come to my rescue whilst nursing an overpriced drink in the bar. In Kigale, the 4G Square centre on the ground floor of Pension Plaza in the heart of the city, … Continue reading Various bits and pieces (March 2016)

Trip report with good off-the-beaten-track info

Alistair writes: Nyakarambi: I (and a couple of Americans who I met there) found the craft museum very disappointing with very little to see. By all means stop if you are passing but do not (unlike theAmercans I met) make a special trip from Kigali Kamembe: Unless crossing the border or catching the ferry to Kibuye/Gisenyi I would stay in Kamembe and … Continue reading Trip report with good off-the-beaten-track info