Daily Wanderlust: Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Written by on April 26, 2012 in Destinations - 8 Comments

Rwanda is filled with dramatic images. From gorillas playfully rolling around in the depths of Volcanoes National Park to children hiding next to ramshackle huts on the tiny island of Nkombo, there is always something to grab attention.

The scenery, with the dark volcanoes rising up from the deep green grass and clouds shrouding the peaks, is no exception.

About the Author

Diana Edelman is an avid traveler who recently spent four years living as an expat. Most notably, Diana spent nearly three years in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she worked with Save Elephant Foundation to raise awareness about the realities of elephant tourism. Currently based in Las Vegas, Diana works in many industries as a publicist, social media expert, content creator and journalist. The founder of Vegans, Baby, you can normally find her hanging out at vegan restaurants around town, exploring the beauty of the desert southwest or camped out at a coffee shop banging on a keyboard. The co-founder of the Responsible Travel & Tourism Collective, Diana has spoken at conferences about travel blogging and responsible tourism.

8 Comments on " Daily Wanderlust: Ruhengeri, Rwanda "

  1. Albert April 27, 2012 at 3:31 am · Reply

    Love that pic! It looks unreal!

    • Diana April 27, 2012 at 11:11 am · Reply

      Thank you!! I love it, too!

  2. Barbara April 27, 2012 at 1:23 pm · Reply

    Wow! Beautiful. I’d love to hear more about impressions of Rwanda today.

    • Diana April 30, 2012 at 2:19 pm · Reply

      Rwanda was a surprise for me. It’s sad past lingers, but you can see the hope in the people. The tourism board is working hard to bring people in to the country and see it for what it is today — a beautiful place filled with life, energy and culture. For me, the most interesting thing was to be a part of an entirely different world.

  3. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures April 27, 2012 at 6:20 pm · Reply

    What a stunning pic! If that doesn’t ignite wanderlust I’m not sure what will?

    • Diana April 30, 2012 at 2:16 pm · Reply

      Thank you, Andi! I hope it does spark some wanderlust in people!

  4. Barbara April 30, 2012 at 5:01 pm · Reply

    Neat. I should keep it on my “must-do” travel list. It sounds like a world of deep contrasts.

    • Diana May 1, 2012 at 1:54 pm · Reply

      It really is!! Rwanda is magical.

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