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Volcano Trek Photo 18

Volcano Trek

September 23rd 2010
Time to visit a country not on the tourist trail, DRC... Gisenyi is a shared border town with Goma in Congo, although they are very different towns. Stamping out of Rwanda is simple and painless, entering Congo is another matter entirely. First we have to open our bags for customs inspection, which as we struggle every morning to close them is a hassle. Next the immigration official says we should ... read more
Africa » Congo Democratic Republic » East » Goma

Congolese or Congo Flag Established as a Belgian colony in 1908, the Republic of the Congo gained its independence in 1960, but its early years were marred by political and social instability. Col. Joseph MOBUTU seized power and declared himself president in a November 1965... ... read more
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