Motorcycle adventures in Kinshasa

Today I got stopped by the Police while on my motorcycle. They had no uniforms. Motorcycle ride on the main boulevard (Boulevard du 30 Juin) The supposed cop walked up to my motorcycle and just removed the keys. Motorcycles are not allowed in Gombe apparently but they’re everywhere. I am one of the few with... Continue Reading →

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 100 km. You never know. Motorcycles are the only way to be sure to be early, or dead, at your destination. Everyone fights for an inch. Courtesy... Continue Reading →

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