Category: Burundi

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In Rwanda, DRC mountains and river in the background 0

Into Rwanda

I move to the very North West corner of Burundi, where it borders both Rwanda and the DRC. It’s extremely quiet, and when I roll into the border station I’m a little shocked. An...

For hour after hour I drove off the pavement whenever possible 0

Around Bujumbura

After tearing myself away from the hot spring well after midday, I think it should be an easy jaunt North along the lake shore to the capital of Bujumbura. I have said many times...

Sunset over Lake Tanganyika with fishermen returning home at the end of the day 3

Lake Tanganyika & Mugara Hot Spring

I wind down out of the mountains into the town of Nyanza Lac, in the very South Western corner of the country. I have been close to the mighty Lake Tanganyika on a few...

The soaking pool at Muhweza Hot Spring 0

Source Du Nil & Muhweza Hot Spring

I continue to explore the small roads and towns of Burundi, eventually finding my way to the town of Rutovu. I find a big hotel right in the center of town that was either...

Posing in front of Karera Waterfall 0

Chutes De Karera & Gitega

Still in the North East of the country I find my way into the Karera Waterfall – probably the “biggest” tourist attraction in the country. The setting is absolutely stunning, and there are about...

The farmland stretches on 0

Wandering Burundi

It’s clear not many tourists visit Burundi. There is very little info online about what to see and do, and I don’t think guidebooks cover the country. I set out to explore back roads...

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