Back in Pointe Noire October 20th 2006 Back once again to Pointe Noire in the Congo staying at exactly the same safehouse/hotel as I was the last time I ventured here. Not much has changed in a few months besides the food which seems to have gotten much better. Maybe all the meat I was eating was tasty because it was freshly killed? Or maybe it was because it wasn't loaded with chemicals. Bah, either way the grub was good, and the frui ... read more
Africa » Congo » West » Point Noire Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. A quarter century of experimentation with Marxism was abandoned in 1990 and a democratically elected government installed in 1992. A brief civil war... ... read more
Adventures of a metalhead!
My name is Jim, I'm 27, and like most of you on this site, I crave adventure!
After wandering around various countries for the past couple of years, I came across this page. It will be a good place to showcase my future buffonery. Maybe I'll update it with past experiences as well.
This sight needs a massive upgrade: As of July (June?) I have three more entries to throw up: Aberdeen Scotland, Newcastle UK, and Ijmuiden Netherlands. Stay tuned! I'm sloooow with putting things up.
-Even more updates are needed after a computer crash (gah!). As I type this (ja... full info