Smuggling plastic bags to Kigali

Local transport in Rwanda

One of the surprises for this trip was presented to me by Evgeny just before we left Moscow: We would visit four instead of two countries in East Africa. So I came pretty unprepared to Rwanda. Evgeny’s Lonely Planet guidebook served me to have a quick glimpse at visa procedures which seemed to be no problem at all. Like most other African countries, Rwanda also grants the so-called “visa on arrival” at the airport. What the book left out though, was the fact that these procedures had changed since it went to print. Continue reading “Smuggling plastic bags to Kigali”