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Recommended bars and restaurants in Kinshasa

Here are a few places I recommend in Kinshasa. You will quickly figure out that there aren't too many places to go too but some are nice but somewhat overpriced compared to other places in the world! Eric Kayser, Kin Plaza ChaCha bar Avoid them when they are crowded! Try to go during office hours… Continue reading Recommended bars and restaurants in Kinshasa

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Travel photographs 2016-2018

Photographs from various trips to the DRC, Israel, Nicaragua, South Africa, the UK between 2016 and 2018. ex-INSS residence, Kinshasa, DRC, 2016Malelane, near Kruger Park, South Africa, 2016Club Terraza, Managua, Nicaragua, 2016Puerto Salvador Allende, Managua, Nicaragua, 2016Lago de Apoyo, Nicaragua, 2016San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, 2016Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua, 2016Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua, 2016A propeller… Continue reading Travel photographs 2016-2018

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Gbadolite, 2016

Here are a few pictures of the city, the roads and the old Mobutu palace. Check out William Clowes’s excellent article on Gbadolite https://roadsandkingdoms.com/2015/the-ruins-of-dead-despots/ And Thomas Nicolon’s video report https://www.france24.com/fr/20181102-billet-retour-rdc-congo-nostalgie-mobutu-gbadolite-zaire The INSS building where we rented a roomThe main courtyard of the city with Mobutu’s portraitThe cathedralThe UNHAS plane that took us thereThe entrance to… Continue reading Gbadolite, 2016

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Des scènes de Kinshasa

La route de l’aĂ©roport est spectaculaire et prĂ©sente d’une manière brutale et honnĂŞte la rĂ©alitĂ© du congolais. C’est Ă  voir de soi- mĂŞme l’esprit combatant du kinois. Voici quelques photos. Sous une chaleur Ă©touffante les gens se bousculent pour gagner leur vie Les trottoirs sont des marĂ©es de boue après une grosse tempĂŞte Les pousse-pousse… Continue reading Des scènes de Kinshasa