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'''Bukavu''' is in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]]. It is a city about the size of New Orleans, situated on the border with [[Rwanda]]. This locale has left it hard hit by some of the recent political unrest.
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'''Bukavu''' is in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]]. It is situated on the border with [[Rwanda]]. This locale has left it hard hit by some of the recent political unrest.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
You can Rich Bukavu From Rwanda via the borders of cangungu, From Burundi Via the Border of Uvira, and from Goma Via the Lake kivu or by Road.
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You can reach Bukavu from Rwanda via the borders of Cangungu, from Burundi via the border of Uvira, and from Goma via Lake Kivu or by Road.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
* A picturesque peninsula into Lake Kivu
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* A picturesque peninsula on Lake Kivu
* From Bukavu you can visit the Low Land Gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park, Idjwi island in the lake Kivu, and Minova village, the center of research Lwiro...
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* From Bukavu you can visit the '''lowland gorillas''' in Kahuzi Biega National park, Idjwi Island on Lake Kivu, and Minova village.
* Bukavu Community website is www.bukavuonline.com with pictures at www.bukavuonline.com/albums hosted by the congo journalist OLIVER KATOTO
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* See http://www.3tamis.org the web site of Bukavu and his area. Beautiful pictures, vidéos, stories and the famous "Pages jaunes de Bukavu !
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==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
 
Bukavu is mainly a dollar economy, so plan to use Congolese francs only for small purchases.
 
Bukavu is mainly a dollar economy, so plan to use Congolese francs only for small purchases.
For Shopping, well come to SuperMarket ASANTE, between the mayor building and SONAs. i front of the Bukavu Cathedral
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For shopping, check out the '''SuperMarket Asante''', between the Mayor building and SONAs, in front of the Bukavu Cathedral.
  
 
==Eat ==
 
==Eat ==
Hotel La Roche has great views of the lake, decent pizza, and a nice buffet breakfast.   
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* '''Hotel La Roche''' has great views of the lake, decent pizza, and a nice buffet breakfast.   
Hotel Horizon (near Alfajiri Secondary School) is a good option for dinner, though the views are less exciting.
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* '''Hotel Horizon''' (near Alfajiri Secondary School) is a good option for dinner, though the views are less exciting.
Hotel Orchid's in front of de lake
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For Lunch and Dinner, well come to Cafe and restaurant ASANTE at supermarket ASANTE; Located between Mayor buiding and SONAS.
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For lunch and dinner, try the '''Cafe and Restaurant Asante''' at Supermarket Asante, located between the Mayor Building and SONAS.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
Beer ( Primus, Mitzigi, Turbo king..)
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* '''Beer''' - Primus, Mitzigi, Turbo king..
  
Soft drink ( Vitalo, Fanta, Coca cola, Juice)
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* '''Soft drinks''' - Vitalo, Fanta, Coca Cola, juice.
  
Locale Drinks ( Banana beer called Kasiksi or Mutchibwe)
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* '''Local Drinks''' - Banana beer called Kasiksi or Mutchibwe.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
Hotel Riviera, Laroche, Hotel Residence, hotel Orchid's
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* '''Hotel Riviera'''
 
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* '''Laroche'''
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* '''Hotel Residence'''
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* '''Hotel Orchid's'''
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
 
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Revision as of 06:07, 30 November 2007

Bukavu is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is situated on the border with Rwanda. This locale has left it hard hit by some of the recent political unrest.

Contents

Get in

You can reach Bukavu from Rwanda via the borders of Cangungu, from Burundi via the border of Uvira, and from Goma via Lake Kivu or by Road.

Get around

See

  • A picturesque peninsula on Lake Kivu
  • From Bukavu you can visit the lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park, Idjwi Island on Lake Kivu, and Minova village.

Do

Buy

Bukavu is mainly a dollar economy, so plan to use Congolese francs only for small purchases. For shopping, check out the SuperMarket Asante, between the Mayor building and SONAs, in front of the Bukavu Cathedral.

Eat

  • Hotel La Roche has great views of the lake, decent pizza, and a nice buffet breakfast.
  • Hotel Horizon (near Alfajiri Secondary School) is a good option for dinner, though the views are less exciting.

For lunch and dinner, try the Cafe and Restaurant Asante at Supermarket Asante, located between the Mayor Building and SONAS.

Drink

  • Beer - Primus, Mitzigi, Turbo king..
  • Soft drinks - Vitalo, Fanta, Coca Cola, juice.
  • Local Drinks - Banana beer called Kasiksi or Mutchibwe.

Sleep

  • Hotel Riviera
  • Laroche
  • Hotel Residence
  • Hotel Orchid's

Get out


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