Esther Mbabazi wheels her bag towards the airstairs of the Boeing 737 sitting quietly on the tarmac at Kigali International Airport. Today she’ll be flying from Rwanda’s capital city to Juba in South Sudan. A short hop south with a flying time of around 1 hour and 20 minutes. But for Mbabazi, 26, it isn’t about the destination. As Rwanda’s first female pilot, it’s about the journey and her highest priority is to get passengers safely to their terminus.
RWANDA has been ranked among top 20 world greenest places for 2015, according to World Travel Guide, an international travel guide for adventurous travellers.
The global tourist guide released a list of 20 destinations in the world that are on the path to environmental enlightenment from self-sufficient villages to pioneering national parks.
According to the web portal, Rwanda has been ranked 3rd globally.
Article first published in Mail & Guardian Africa