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Video of DR Congo Train Journey

Video of DR Congo Train Journey

For those who followed my trip through Africa, you’ll know that I loved the Congo. And sometimes hated it too! But mostly I loved it and those experiences in my 3 months there will remain with me forever and seem to be a benchmark and comparison for all I have done since. And while I […]

Passing the Time in Congo

Passing the Time in Congo

Kananga to Lac Mukamba Kananga had enough distractions to keep me occupied for a couple of days – a quiet hotel, a small restaurant across the road selling good local food and beer, and an internet café. The first day I spent drinking. The second day I spent searching the town for my map which […]

Photos from DR Congo – Taking the Train

From Mbuji-Mayi I cycled a couple of days to Kaniema on the border between Kasai and Katanga provinces. It turns out that the 260km of dirt ‘road’ takes just as long by ‘public’ transport! After relaxing in Kaniema for over a week, I took the train to Lubumbashi. The first half was fast – a […]