My favorite photo from 'field trip'... bird with Lake Kivu as background. My favorite photo from ‘field trip’… bird with Lake Kivu as background.

The Rwandan countryside is a bucolic paradise with endless banana plantations and the tiny garden plots and small houses nestled among them. Slick goats tied all along the roadsides munch away and the country people go to and fro along the highway to school, from the store, maybe just visiting the neighbor or for a church gathering or village meeting. It is most picturesque. Of course it is not paradise inside those small concrete or mud houses where there is no heat or lights for the most part, and people are living on pretty meager rations. Still, from what everyone says, life has vastly improved even away from the bustle of Kigali. The President has guaranteed each family a cow and peace reigns. So it’s good to ride along enjoying the view and not feeling like you’re…

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Writer, Traveler, Director/North Fourth Art Center

Posted on September 20, 2014, in Living LIFE. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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