Here are some of the textures and patterns from our first four months in Rwanda. Click on the first thumbnail to scroll through the photos.
The dining porch of Republika Lounge, Kigali.
Banana leaf ceiling
Interior walls in concrete and pebbles, Republika.
Shokola Lite Cafe, Kigali.
Mango tree in the parking lot , Lava Cafe, Musanze
Rock face along the road near a tungsten mine, Nyakabingo.
Rustic fence at mine.
Detail of a stone supporting a carving of a gorilla, Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, near Parc National des Volcans
Wild squash at the Kigali golf course. Inedible for humans, but elephants eat them. In the old days, Rwandans cut them in half and used them to wash clothes.
Colorful sacks at Sorwathe tea factory.
Sorwathe tea factory.
Shimering Lake Kivu and fishing boats at day’s end, Rubavu.
Sunset from my garden, Kigali.