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Luki rainforest biosphere near Boma

Luki Biosphere, seen from a view point near the base camp. Last weekend, with some friends, L and T, we went to a rainforest biosphere or reserve called Luki near Boma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We drove from Kinshasa on Saturday morning. We arrived at around 8pm in Mangala/Luki after several calls to… Continue reading Luki rainforest biosphere near Boma

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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, a rooftop bar in Gombe. Others are from Mon Béguin another rooftop bar in Gombe (with a yellow sunset) There’s also a picture of a colourful weird… Continue reading More photos of Kinshasa and surroundings

Gombe · photos · walk

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 walking around with his earphones. "On fait tâche" The streets are clean enough. Sidewalks are littered with plastics. Public spaces aren't cleaned. People waiting for buses. Some… Continue reading A walk around Gombe

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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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More photos of Kinshasa during Covid

More photos of Kinshasa during the curfew/Covid… Things haven’t changed much. Just masks, get home before 9pm. Parties start earlier now. Bars and restaurants are changing their hours. No one wants to sit at home. A Tembo beer at the Colibri bar (one of the oldest bars in Kinshasa from the 1950s) View of the… Continue reading More photos of Kinshasa during Covid