Kinigi - GorillasIt was a short 2 hour journey from the centre of Rwanda to the edge of the Parc Nacional des Volcans (Volcanoes National Park). The "land of a thousand hills" certainly lives up to its name, with steep terraced hillsides surrounding the car on all sides. It was impressive to see how the locals had made use of every bit of land available to them, near vertical slopes with plantations clinging to the sides, they would simply be considered...
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The raging Rusumo falls between the border posts was a nice change from the often filthy and seedy borders we had encountered previously, and the crossing went smoothly, although the hefty visa price did make us briefly reconsider our options.Knowing little about Rwanda, except that of media reports and Hollywood movies about the genocide back in 1994, we didn't quite know what to expect from this little Francophone nation dubbed the "land of a thousand hill...