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Week in Review!

It’s been a busy past couple of weeks and can’t believe TFE’s 3rd birthday is fast approaching! Where to begin…. Let’s first talk about us: – this went out in a press release but not sure we have made a … Continue reading

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Week in Review!

What a week it has been! Not sure how you could have since it was plastered all over Facebook (THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, for liking, sharing and commenting, we are so, so grateful for all of your support!), … Continue reading

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Farewell – Take 2

I thought I was done blogging about Rwanda. Turns out I was wrong.  I was scrolling through my pictures and suddenly felt our daily summaries were incomplete.  I think including this amazing lineup will provide me some closure and you … Continue reading

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Farewell Land of a Thousand Hills

Our last day in Rwanda was a sad one! It was visible on everyone’s faces that we didn’t want to leave. It hadn’t taken long for us to fall in love with the country and its people. On our last … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Meet the Kuryama Family!

We woke up anxious and excited on Friday morning – we were going on our gorilla trek! We first went to the welcome center at Volcanoes National Park where we were greeted by the same performers we had seen at … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Heading north!

Thursday morning we got to sleep in! We stayed at Hotel Des Mille Collines in Kigali, the hotel featured in the movie Hotel Rwanda. It was a lovely hotel with delicious croissants that we hoarded at breakfast and smothered with … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Runners take your mark!

Our third morning it was time to say goodbye to Ruzizi tent camp. It was a bittersweet goodbye! Sad because we loved sleeping by the lake and among the animals.  A welcome goodbye because we were going on a game … Continue reading

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Day 2: Rise and Shine it is Animal Time!

We jumped out of bed while it was still dark because before we visited three schools we were going on our first game drive and boat ride in Akagera National Park!  After a lovely lakeside breakfast we were on our … Continue reading

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Day 1: Mzungu, Mzungu!

Despite a sleepless night, we woke up in Kigali excited for our first day in Rwanda!  We headed to Rwinkwavu, (about two hours outside of Kigali) for the next two days. Poolside breakfast before we left the hotel Our first … Continue reading

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The Land of a Thousand Hills

We are back from an amazing trip to Rwanda!  While we unpack, attempt to get the Rwandan dust off our clothes, get a handle on our day jobs, sort through our journals and over 3,500 pictures and video we want … Continue reading

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