To get paid, the Chinese that rebuilt the road on the stretch between Ondjiva and Xangongo had purposedly waited with adding the last layer of tar to the road. Which had made the 150km stretch, very dusty and potholed again.
The good old way of travelling April 17th 2007 Somewhere north of Tsumeb in northern Namibia the German influence ceased. I found myself back in the African cultural heartland - unorganized, dirty, crowded and vibrant.
After some lame attempts by the Angolan border-police to extract bribes, I was inside the country, swarmed by teenage moneychangers.
In a dirty 4x4 a fat white man with a wry face, sat jammed between the seat and the steering ... read more
Africa » Angola » South » Lubango Angola has begun to enjoy the fruits of peace since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence o... ... read more