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African Food - BEST MEAL at MAGICAL LAKE KIVU in Gisenyi, Rwanda | Ultimate Africa Food Tour!

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►SUBSCRIBE for 2 new videos per week: http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe ►T-shirts and caps available now: https://migrationology.com/store/ Thanks to Yves from Everywhere Travel Tours: [email protected] Gisenyi is a beautiful town on the shores of Lake in Rwanda. The lake is incredible, surrounded by lush green mountains. It’s a perfect place in Rwanda to spend some time relaxing, learning about the culture, and eating. One of the main Rwandan foods to eat at Lake Kivu is sambaza, a fish similar to sardines. To begin this food and cultural tour of Gisenyi, Lake Kivu, we first stopped off at the local market, and took a boat ride. They were not allowed to fish on that day to control the fishing, but the fishermen gave us a quick lesson on how they fish, and took us out on a boat just to show us. It was one of the highlights of the day for me. The fishing boats are so peaceful and the rowing songs were amazing. After having a quick snack of some deep fried sambaza, which were delicious, we continued on to one of the biggest fresh markets in Gisenyi. We saw ladies pounding cassava leaves, and stopped to eat some fruit. The tree tomatoes in Rwanda by the way are delicious. Ibyiwacu Restaurant - Next we ate a quick Rwandan food lunch at a local restaurant. Buffets are very common in Rwanda, you choose all your different starches, with beans, and a couple of different sauces, and you can choose if you want meat or without meal. Overall, very good and fresh food, a little plain, but good with some extra chili sauce. Price - 1,500 RWF ($1.70) per person Next we headed to a local home for a home cooked African meal, including some of the local ingredients commonly used in the culture around Lake Kivu. Sambaza are a staple, but since we already had some fried, they made a peanut (groundnut) stew with the fish, and also made some vegetable dishes, with rice, and a number of other starches. The sambaza with peanut sauce was the BEST meal of my entire trip to Rwanda. Thanks to Yves from Everywhere Travel Tours: [email protected] Hotel I stayed at in Gisenyi (amazing place, affiliate link): https://www.booking.com/hotel/rw/paradis-malahide.en-gb.html?aid=808668 MUSIC: https://goo.gl/HwVjdo ***CAMERA GEAR*** I used to make this video (these are affiliate links): Main camera: http://amzn.to/2sV0XQO Main lens: http://amzn.to/2szLZNf 2nd lens: http://amzn.to/2EjBeEg Microphone: http://amzn.to/2rBKD3z Drone: http://amzn.to/2CrtAHz I would love to connect with you! Instagram: https://instagram.com/migrationology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/migrationology
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Whitelavender66 (1 hour ago)
produce looks better than the south of france no joke
Joyful Soul (23 hours ago)
I do agree with you Mr. Mark Wiens, visiting a fresh food marketing the countries that we visit is among the top places to peruse on my trips also. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
BSN 2 DNP (1 day ago)
I am from Haiti. These beautiful women looks just like me!
roshan singh (2 days ago)
Thumbs up👍👍👍👍👍👍..keep "wandering"💕✌️
Croiseeman (2 days ago)
Beautiful people.
Muhammad Mustafa (2 days ago)
Bro seriously you are amazing, following your passion and being yourself!
Donald Trump (2 days ago)
Mark I didn’t know your dad was black
bellavista7 (3 days ago)
pretty sure those where nettle-plants mark common around the world ^^ good stuff as usual btw, thx
Jekku (3 days ago)
Send that man a can opener!
Judith Mamba (3 days ago)
hi, can you please go my contry DRCONGO too. thank u
savi A (4 days ago)
Beautiful place 💝
Elite Mentality (4 days ago)
I would bet any amount that he would smile and say mmmmmmm with his eyes opened as wide as the Earth if he passed a kidney stone!!!!! And I am a true carnivore do this place isn't for me and I'm African American which is actually another whole race or ethnicity but nah I HATE spicy food and vegetables I mean detest then so I would need a special menu! I'm surprised that the food n utensils are clean.... Good job
Lowlings Lee (5 days ago)
Thanks . Still we need u in uganda
Mr Maark ...we need more coverage with mstr michel..pls
Karuna Vani (7 days ago)
I advice you that u should visit Hyderabad once
Anthony Joseph (7 days ago)
Great aerial shots! Did you use a drone? Lovely Production values and outstanding content as usual.
Pop Dad (8 days ago)
What is this place called ?
Nandy Nooapii (8 days ago)
This is the Best Food Channel ever watched..I must confess am in love with the African Foods.. Thank you From New Zealand
goGettips -diana (9 days ago)
We call that in Indonesia as Teri fish.... 🤣
FKtdyvan 2016 (9 days ago)
It is nice to see those overall clean towns and restaurants in that town of Rwanda. That is just great.
Annihilation (9 days ago)
P.M.U.N (10 days ago)
Lynn Roberts (14 days ago)
it's not "healthier" to skimp on fat. we've been lied to about how important and amazing fat is.
Lynn Roberts (14 days ago)
it looks like rwanda is not very diverse. it seems like the united nations who wants europe to be diverse, needs to make africa, thailand, and other oriental places more diverse.
Pinacolada Love (16 days ago)
I laughed when he said, " I got this giant square plate."
Mia Isoke (16 days ago)
I wished we would embrace other cultural foods out of Africa here in the united states.
Mia Isoke (16 days ago)
African people food seems to be the most healthiest
Lulu060986 (4 days ago)
Mia Isoke Africa is not a monolith. In Rwanda it’s healthy but not necessarily in other African countries.
Andrea Fleming (16 days ago)
I enjoy your travels and just seeing Micha growing and adapting to travel is nice.safe travels
V Happy (17 days ago)
U r awesome and ur energy is contagious. May God bless u abundantly
V Happy (17 days ago)
I just love your humility and feel so blessed to have found your channel ..
Kenverly Pacardo (17 days ago)
wooow what a beautiful place😍
Ali is The Only Ali is (18 days ago)
Came Djibouti
江城银 (18 days ago)
1:38 so generous!
Jennyveb Salcedo (19 days ago)
It's very nice and clean that lake,it's a awesome place
Karata Takara (19 days ago)
Rwanda looks so clean! I just saw Mark's videos from another African countries and they were dirty as a hell! Greetings to Rwanda, you are the best! :)
Sky High (20 days ago)
Too Greedy & Nosy 🌕🌏🌕
Sky High (14 days ago)
What you said don't make sense because i don't need deliverence but you do coz you don't know the truth..I'm Godly we all go by how we brought up & i was brought up praying & all i know is that G🌕Ds Real..G💓D made each of us so we all should know him to Live..I know & i don't deal with hatred or jealousy..I said that comment coz he don't know what he's eating..It's still being nosy coz he wants to try the foods anywhere..He seems like a good man im not hating just what i feel..Some foods might not suit him never know e.g i dislike & can't handle hot foods though he can there could be somert in one of'em & could upset him..I'm cautious & people've gone worse everywhere now..Im Blessed coz im true to GOD & see no other way & he Chose me to know him..G🌏Ds Life Ever Living..Rasta Live🌴 🌛
V Happy (17 days ago)
Sky High u need deliverance.. no need for u to be jealous
Sky High (20 days ago)
He's Greedy that's why he wants to try all Country foods..Why don't he take'em Gifts...l would..🎵🌜🌴🌛🎵
rasheed khalid (20 days ago)
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rasheed khalid (20 days ago)
do you prepare for the next videos?
maryjane9110024 (21 days ago)
The travel guide does not look like he is comfortable being on camera... wish I could travel
Patrick Guillory (22 days ago)
This is a great video....... I really enjoy watching it.
Simply Simple (22 days ago)
Mark weins ..is this food really tasty??
Dianna kelly (22 days ago)
I really wanna try that chilli sauce I love spicy food
Dianna kelly (22 days ago)
I wish you take me to oll these beautiful country
Geni Lopes (23 days ago)
Excelente seus vídeos, estou adorando parabéns!
bourbakis (24 days ago)
Their diet must be good, the local ppl are not over weight. Your dad is cool.
Mark when are you caming to Finland? Or europe in generall.. we would love to have you here. Much love
शालीन Srvapm (25 days ago)
what a beautiful joy of African people... they're extremely lovely and humble...!!
ربيع المحمد (26 days ago)
You came here to eat but you must be careful because they might eat you😂
Maple Star (26 days ago)
That fruit looks good.
Violet Wong (28 days ago)
Such a beautiful culture
Mae Mangiameli (29 days ago)
Loved seeing Ying and Micah in this video! She has such a great personality and Micah is growing so fast!! Nice seeing your Dad again as well! What an awesome family!! Love your videos. Please keep them coming!
Aida Kiangi (30 days ago)
Damn you are like the best foodie ever
Chuck Bodnar (1 month ago)
Mark, its great to see you with your dad in some of these places. What is he doing there. is it to do with business or is it a missionary opportunity. Let us all know
Lana Zh (1 month ago)
13:35 minute of video, the so caled poisonous greens... it's called nettle plant, which makes some of the best tea with many medicinal properties.
Shanequa Johnson (1 month ago)
Africa got more great food then a America food and I bet there food much better food and then a American food and may be I should visit in Africa and try some Africa food cause that looks so good to eat
shyamreddy ps (1 month ago)
Nice people
A A (1 month ago)
That mad vegetable, that is burning and piercing at the touch is very famous traditional herbal dish in some countries. Tastes awesome.
fu amon (1 month ago)
Very nice and fresh . You the best
fiorinamartucci (1 month ago)
Very friendly and chilled people! :)
saggit eightyfour (1 month ago)
0:54 OMG that town is absolutely beautiful! And food looks amazing, I really want to eat it! I am gonna try making that whitebait curry myself.
babaschild1 (1 month ago)
This was just so interesting! I really liked the man who was explaining everything to you. I was also surprised to learn that they drink Kombucha there too! I enjoyed seeing the tree tomatoes! Cooking healthier foods in the restaurant ! "It tastes like pumpkin leaves?" I cannot believe you hve tasted pumpkin leaves. Watching all your videos really inspires me to find new spicy sauces, which I always loved but got out of the habit of using. I also want to try new vegetables, now, that I have never tried before! You are such an inspiration, Mark!
frank diny (1 month ago)
From what I see your a good guy at heart but I just really hope that's you have donated a small percentage to Africa or any other country at poverty out of the money you make through all your videos on YouTube ☺
Fabrice Faho (1 month ago)
Love the Trap beat.
Pla Chompoonut (1 month ago)
The nature is gorgeous. The people is friendly. The food is simple but looks yummy. Mark brought the beauty of the world to our homes.
A Nair (1 month ago)
Best yummy face of all food dudes!
sandrine ingabire (1 month ago)
I’m from Rwanda but I barely eat our food. We just have the most boring and plain foods.. West Africa is the best ,to be honest
Black Widow Behive (1 month ago)
Wow your dad is very slim and tall and handsome Mark. Now we see where you get some of your uniqueness. Very nice! Hi Mica and Mommy lol!
benji 80 (1 month ago)
In another video you mentioned a disease from snails in the water. Does it transfer to the fish you catch?
benji 80 (1 month ago)
I want to visit africa.
Lila Arib (1 month ago)
Nice people ....verry friendly ....its amazing !!!!!
Raghavendra Hunnali (1 month ago)
Nice place and very good village people And It's really nice food 👌💐
Laura Pearson (1 month ago)
I just love the African spirit!
Mudenge Mukundwa (1 month ago)
All people that watch your videos we LOVE YOU Mark!! You have REAL FANS here. 💖💖💖💖💖 Bless you and your family!!!!!
Irene utube (1 month ago)
I love seeing mark with his dad
Matthew Alpha G Martin (1 month ago)
Very beautiful scenery and country.
Shifah Imran (1 month ago)
We are waiting for you mark here in Uganda. Can't wait to see you testing Ugandan food. Hope you will love it too.
Aquarian Christianity (1 month ago)
AFRICA! BLEEPIN' AMAZING! It looked delicious and the people looked kind!
Aquarian Christianity (1 month ago)
AFRICA! BLEEPIN' AMAZING! It looked delicious and the people looked kind!
Vs Guevara (1 month ago)
Best fish anchovies full of Omega 3! Surprised a fork to eat with! Their banana trees gives more fruits! Aha, how to open a tin without can opener!
Nzarama (1 month ago)
I was born in gisenyi ,Rwanda.Was flabbergasted to see mark in my native town .
Maryanne Farrugia (1 month ago)
I love your dad. He is really a Cool guy. If ever I travel to that area, would love to meet him Lol.
Bri Bri (1 month ago)
My favorite food !! I love this video!!
Karli Bradshaw (1 month ago)
Micah is the most travelled baby in the world! 😉❤👏👍
Ricky panggam (1 month ago)
Africa is the most beautiful country of the world.
M N.Subramanyam (1 month ago)
I like the orgasmic expression mark wein keeps every time he tries a food. 😀😀😀😁
Thalia Zamor (1 month ago)
I would love for Haiti to take a few notes and tips from Rwanda on rebuilding a nation. The country is so beautiful; modernized to a certain extent.
Tatenda Pasipanodya (1 month ago)
Mark you are giving your son such a life enriching experience exposing him to all races and people...He will grow up with a great appreciation of all people. Learning a lot from you and your wife ...and the importance of sharing food with every race of people.
Shanna Tate (1 month ago)
The last meal is right up my street looks lovley.
Joy Matthews (1 month ago)
Mark , please do not abuse the local’s generosity and kindness by not paying their produce. They may be kind but too shy to ask you to pay. These people are poor and do not have the luxury like you to travel the world.
Lenin Okram (2 months ago)
the fishing song was heart-warming , felt the joyous happy mood of the people
Shinubi Wang (2 months ago)
African food are so boring.
herman munster (2 months ago)
lol mica is like who this lady grabbing me
Sharon Bhutia (2 months ago)
Hello mark wiens thank you for your video i never miss Ur video . But I really love the Kenya Mombasa was awesome.😍😍
Djazila Nadine (2 months ago)
Thanks for visiting our beautiful gisenyi city. Welcome back
Very nice show. I am from Bangladesh...
luckyone222 (2 months ago)
Again, another amazing video from Rwanda. Mark that green vegetable at the restaurant is Stinging Nettle, it's poisonous to touch but makes a delicious side dish. In Ethiopia we call it Sama and it's usually served during Lent.
Osha Osha (2 months ago)
Very healthy food yummy
Rajeesh Kr (2 months ago)
I love Africa
Very nice pleasant people

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