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Offline Fingers

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Rwanda
« on: June 13, 2013, 10:55:47 am »
Should any dogs pass through this beautiful part of Africa, you are welcome to pop in, I have a bed or two spare  :salut:
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2013, 10:58:11 am »
Was in Kigali about 10 or 12 years ago, not long after the war.
You working up that way ?
Were a lot of people from MTN up there at one time.
 

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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2013, 11:36:31 am »
we planning a trip up kilamanjaro way in sept now that theres a dog in rwanda might pop in
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2013, 12:10:04 pm »
This is about 2 months too late...

Did a ride, Mombasa to Cape Town through Kigali...

EPIC country you are living in there! Enjoy it!

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Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. I dont have this luxury.
 

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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2013, 04:00:38 pm »
Sorry chaps, I am building a hotel in Kigali and is there now for just other a year, should have posted it long ago, but you guys are always welcome to come back to a clean and crime free country with awesome biking routes  :sip: I also have a little spot outside kigali on the shores of lake muhazi where we camp on weekends.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2013, 05:33:43 pm »
Noted, in a big way!!
Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. I dont have this luxury.
 

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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2013, 08:56:40 am »
Plus a one , :ricky:
 

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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2013, 09:26:38 pm »
Rwanda is on my bucket list for sure.  :thumleft:
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2013, 10:57:59 am »
PM 'the canoeguy' (Dave) on the forum.


He's leaving Cpt tomorrow on his way the Euroland and will pass through there sometime.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2013, 04:39:44 pm »
Hi Fingers,

Myself & a mate of mine will be in Rwanda round about the beginning of September!
His on his way down from Europe now, I'll be meeting up with him in Kenya hopefully by the 23 rd of August.
From there we going to Uganda & then Rwanda.

Please Pm me your details, it will be greatly appreciated!!
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2013, 04:41:16 pm »
You can keep track of our trip on his blog, www.vansafrica.com
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2013, 01:33:40 pm »
We are waiting for you guys here in Rwanda Riaan and Riaan, you are most welcome
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2013, 02:26:06 pm »
..........and Van and Nellie came..........and we partied and we conquered......and then their epic journey continued....!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2013, 02:42:16 am »
 Hi Phillip
I will send you a PM re info on roads down to Mozambique. I'm enquiring on behalf of Jo Rust, a young lady who's nearly completed her solo ride around Africa. You can contact her on the forum or on facebook to give her advice and I'm sure she would appreciate a place to stay over on her way past you. She has a 59 page ride report thats nearly always on the first page of the rr section. Look forward to hearing from you.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2013, 05:22:07 am »
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2013, 05:53:09 am »
Hi Phillip
I will send you a PM re info on roads down to Mozambique. I'm enquiring on behalf of Jo Rust, a young lady who's nearly completed her solo ride around Africa. You can contact her on the forum or on facebook to give her advice and I'm sure she would appreciate a place to stay over on her way past you. She has a 59 page ride report thats nearly always on the first page of the rr section. Look forward to hearing from you.
Al

Hi Al,

Thats great, I will get in contact with her, thanks for letting me know
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2013, 05:55:44 am »
Great country. I was there in 2010. http://mzee-jaki.blogspot.com/2009/10/everyone-has-dream.html

Indeed a great country, you are always welcome back, thanks for the thread to your block, will check it out.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2013, 12:35:12 pm »
Being here in Rwanda now for 19 months, and suffering from PMS (Parked Motorbike Syndrome), the search for affordable and trustworthy bikes to explore this beautiful country better, kicked in.

It is amazing how the bush telegraph manages to present bikes out of nowhere. Most Rwandans do not ride anything bigger than 125 or 150cc, and off road / DS bikes are normally left behind by expats leaving the country. Obviously when they discover that the Muzungu wants a moto, the price doubles. After long negotiations we managed to first get the DR400Z for Tollie, then I acquired the DR650 R Dakar, (White one). Both bikes needed some TLC, the 650 a bit more than the 400, but we have both good wheels now here in Rwanda.

Bikes which also came forth were a Honda CR 125, Yamaha 450 WR and a KTM 450, Honda XR 250 R with a 23" front wheel. 

Will post more pics in due course.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2013, 08:34:47 pm »
Hi Fingers. My son and I arrived in Mpanda (Tanzania) today (en route Cape Town to Amsterdam). We are heading to Kigoma tomorrow. Should be in your neck of the woods in a few days. Will give you a shout if/when we get there.
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Re: Rwanda
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2013, 08:10:13 pm »
Hi Fingers. My son and I arrived in Mpanda (Tanzania) today (en route Cape Town to Amsterdam). We are heading to Kigoma tomorrow. Should be in your neck of the woods in a few days. Will give you a shout if/when we get there.
:ricky: Great stuff Amsterdam

You are most welcome I have Accommodation too

Give me a shout on +250788 301494

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