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令人向往之都-基加利

Rwanda’s Capital is Attracting Tourists

Nestled between rolling hills, Rwanda’s capital
卢旺达的首都坐落于连绵的群山中
is friendly and welcoming, confounding preconceptions.
热情而友好 颠覆着人们的成见
Because 24 years after the genocide which shocked the world
因为自震惊世界的卢旺达大屠杀24年后
Kigali has worked hard to reinvent itself, with its eyes on the future.
基加利一直着眼于未来 努力重塑形象
With a host of startups, a burgeoning art scene,
大量的初创公司 蓬勃发展的艺术
great dining and some of the world’s best coffee,
还有美食以及一些世界顶级的咖啡
this African capital is building a reputation with tourists.
让这个非洲首都得以在旅客中逐渐建立信誉
Welcome to Kigali.
欢迎来到基加利
[Music]
[音乐]
With a population just over 1.1 million people
有着刚刚超110万人口的基加利
Kigali is both geographically and culturally the centre of Rwanda.
是卢旺达的地理和文化中心
It’s streets are spotlessly clean,
这里街道一尘不染
crime is low and the economy is growing.
犯罪率低 经济持续增长
Kigali is capturing tourists who used to
基加利正吸引着越来越多的旅客
only pass through on their way to safari or gorilla tours.
而这些人曾只因观看动物或大猩猩之旅经过
After the shocking events of 1994,
自1994年令人震惊的大屠杀事件后
the city and country wants to
这座城市乃至国家都希望
show the world another side and create a new legacy.
向世界展现自己的另一面 并创造新的精神文化遗产
[Music]
[音乐]
Kigali is trying to model it’s economic growth off the likes of Singapore and Seoul,
基加利正在模仿新加坡和首尔的经济增长模式
complete with a citywide obsession with keeping the streets clean.
并致力于全市范围内的街道清洁
Citizens are required once a month to partake in a giant neighbourhood cleaning effort.
市民每月需参加一次大型社区清扫活动
On top of that it’s illegal to import, use or sell plastic bags
除此之外 将进口 使用或销售塑料袋列为非法行为
and it’s taken very seriously.
且政府对此高度重视
Plastic bag traffickers, yeah that’s a thing,
塑料袋走私者 还真是犯事了
have been fined and even jailed.
遭过罚款甚至入狱
As a tourists you’ll warned not to bring any into the country when you arrive.
游客入境时会被警告严禁携带塑料袋
Staying in the city is easy,
在这里居住很容易
with over 100 hotels including the big names
100多家酒店 包括知名品牌
like the Marriott, Radisson Blu and the Hilton.
如万豪 丽笙 希尔顿等
But, arguably the best known is the Hotel des Milles Collines.
但最有名的可能是Hotel des Mille Collines了
It was here in 1994 that 1,200 people took refuge during the genocide.
1994年1200人来此躲避大屠杀
That story inspired the film Hotel Rwanda.
这个故事给电影《卢旺达饭店》带去了灵感
At the time it was the city’s premium spot
当时这个饭店是市里的高档场所
but these days newer hotels offer more luxury.
但现在的新酒店更加奢华
Despite that,
尽管如此
sitting in the lobby you can feel the charm is still here.
坐在大堂里 你仍可以感受到过去的韵味
Internationally Rwandan coffee is regarded as the best in East Africa
卢旺达咖啡是国际公认的东非最佳
but it’s not popular with the locals.
但在当地人气并不高
Rwanda’s are more into tea
卢旺达人更喜欢喝茶
but despite this,
尽管如此
Kigali has a handful of excellent coffee shops.
基加利也有许多很棒的咖啡店
This is Question Coffee
这家名为Question Coffee的咖啡馆
where the beans are sourced from female farmers and roasted in house.
咖啡豆均由农妇种植并在室内烘焙
卢旺达出口其约99%的咖啡
And this is the Shokola Cafe –
这家名为Shokola Cafe的咖啡馆
a trendy spot above Kigali’s public library.
是基加利公共图书馆楼顶的一个网红地
Here’s a tip when heading out, dress up!
温馨提示 出门时要记得打扮一下
The locals look sharp
当地人穿着时髦
and wandering around in some old T-shirt and shorts is not going to cut it
而你穿着旧T恤和短裤乱逛就不太好了
When travelling around the city
在这座城市旅游时
you’ll notice bright murals dotted around.
你会发现到处是鲜艳的壁画
This is the work of a public arts social enterprise.
这是公共艺术社会企业的作品
In a city with almost no graffiti
这座城市里几乎没有涂鸦
this is public art supported by the government.
这是政府支持的公共艺术作品
So it’s more positive messages than free thinking street art anarchy
相比无序的街头自由艺术 传达了更积极的信息
but the scene here is maturing.
而这些城市景观正在不断完善
There are a number of boutique shops
这里有许多精品店
where you can pick up some of the local arts and crafts.
你可以买一些当地的手工艺品
This the Go Kigali Boutique,
这家名为Go Kigali Boutique的精品店
which also offer city tours
也提供市区观光的服务
that’ll show you around the the town’s most exciting spots.
你可以看到小城最美风景
Finally, finish off your day with a drink
最后以美酒结束一天
looking over the city at the Hilton’s new hotel in the centre of town.
在小城中心的新希尔顿酒店俯瞰整座城
With 180 degree views and an excellent cocktail menu,
坐拥180度视野 品尝多样绝妙鸡尾酒
you can watch the sunset in style.
欣赏壮观落日
Because, with so much excellent food, drink and ease,
有着如此多的美食美饮与轻松休闲的气氛
Kigali could well become a tourist must see in the next few years.
基加利很有可能在未来几年成为旅游圣地
So get in quick before the crowds arrive.
所以趁人还不多 赶快去吧

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在基加利,你可以享受慢生活,欣赏街头艺术,观赏落日,尝遍美食。

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