Emilio in Congo (DRC)


Welcome to my blog!

My name is Emilio. This blog has no structure or particular objective. I share stuff about my life, my experiences. I hope you enjoy your visit!

Latest from the Blog

Mad traffic

Traffic in Kinshasa is horrible Most of the time you will spend anywhere from 1 to 4 hours in traffic, sometimes, to do 1 km, sometimes to do […]

Zamrock and Sahara blues

I discovered Zamrock today! So amazing! Thank you to the YouTube algorithm! From Wikipedia : “Zamrock is a musical genre that emerged in the 1970s in Zambia. It […]


C’est calme aujourd’hui On est dimanche On est à l’église On est à la maison On se repose Kimiya, la paix en lingala On attend, sans précipitation, le […]

Kinshasa by night

Pictures of Kinshasa by night. The 24 Novembre or Liberation boulevard. Seen from a rooftop. Enjoy! 🙂

More photos of Kinshasa and surroundings

I was able to take a few photographs of Kinshasa from various places without getting harassed. Here they are. I hope you like them! Some are from Chacha, […]

Music in the DRC

A short history of Congolese (DRC) music with a few classic tracks

A walk around Gombe

I went for a walk🚶‍♂️ today. Gombe before sunset is a chaos of speeding cars. Police and random people standing outside properties staring at the silly white guy […]

Graffiti tour of Kinshasa

Have you seen graffiti in Kinshasa? Don’t think there is? Think again! Here are a few I saw around Kinshasa in Bandal. The artists I met, Chris and […]


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