From Bangui to Kisangani October 21st 2006 The Congo is exciting and relaxing after CAR. Dense forests, plenty of rain, amazing hospitality. As soon as I find a USB cable I will post pictures for the last few entries.
I took the pirogue from Bangui to Zongo, lots of fisherman sit out on islands in the river and on the bank casting nets from their dugout canoes. Leaving Bangui behind is leaving most of modern civilisation behind, w ... read more
Africa » Congo Democratic Republic 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
I am twenty years old, a student, I pay for my travelling currently with student loans and financial aid from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington and occassional emergency contributions from my parents. I travel because I can't really not, and because I am interested in trying to visit the areas that are blanks on the map, that I know nothing about so I can know a lot about these places... I also like travelling in very difficult places, my top destinations are Tokelau, Somalia, Democractic Republic of Congo, the Comoros, Madagascar, Sudan, Iran, Guyana, Bhutan, North Korea,... full info