Mapping, Exploring, Adding Musanze

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Mapping Musanze; photo by Miha Logar

We are in Musanze, Rwanda, mapping the town. Last November we started working with the map we found in the Lonely Planet East Africa guide and realised it was shockingly full of errors and omissions. This time we are beginning from scratch, putting information on a scheme of streets prepared by Samo Acko.

La Paillotte placard; photo by Miha Logar

Our two-person team is also on the lookout for such placards, brochures and places we haven’t visited before. We basically want to know about anything interesting happening on the Rwandan side of the Virungas, and tell the world about it.

Gorilla Highlands Pocket Guides with Harriet Ingabire at Red Rocks, Musanze; photo by Miha Logar

We are, of course, also distributing the Gorilla Highlands Pocket Guide – the last booklet to cover Uganda only. The next edition will include Musanze. Standing behind the brochure holder is the Red Rocks manager Harriet Ingabire.

Greg Bakunzi at Red Rocks, Musanze; photo by Miha Logar

This is the Red Rocks founder, Greg Bakunzi. Our central reason to travel to Musanze is in fact to talk to Greg and Harriet about an expansion of Gorilla Highlands Volunteering into Rwanda…