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25 years ago, Rwanda was the site of one of the most gruesome genocides in history.

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Over the past couple of decades, the country brought itself back and now rests among Africa's best-equipped for tourism. Trekking with gorillas is the main draw here, as Virunga National Park is among the world's top destinations for spotting the big guys. Safaris in Rwanda are fantastic as well, as Akagera National Park will bring you up close and personal with the Big 5.

We'll show you all the other awesome things to do in Rwanda, too. And we’ll guide you through the capital city of Kigali, which you’ll find cleaner than almost any city in the United States. We'll also show you how this city rebuilt itself after the conflicts of the 1990s, now standing as a shining example of how, yes, humans can learn from the past.

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