La Crechee

A3, av. Badjoko, round point victoire , Kinshasa, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hostel

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Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper


... We made our way back to the Hotel Invest under a hot sun. We were surprised to find that the KA person had not left Mr. Meeker's suitcase at the hotel. After a series of unsuccessful phone calls, Justin and Mr. Meeker headed out to meet a guy to get the bag back. I decided to hold down the fort and get a little rest. Tonight, I had a local speciality for dinner. 1/4 chicken with peanut sauce, rice, plantain, and stewed manioc leaves. It was pretty good eating. What a day! I was out like a ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... shows us his living room. It is full of used TV sets. He explains that he repairs these sets and sells them. He used to have a shop on the street, but the day before Christmas, thieves broke in and stole his entire inventory. He had to let his lease go and now works from this house. He tells me that electricity is his real problem. If he only had a generator, he explains, he would be able to work much better…. I cannot buy him a generator. School fees for his ...


A travel blog entry by danielharper


... prepare for baptism. When we finished the meeting, we were approached by the youth again. Mr. Meeker was busy taking photos of families. So, I stayed to try to answer their questions. We had a nice chat about their interest in leadership classes and in helping develop material to be used in DRC. They also mentioned that from time to time they have the opportunity to gather during the week. I shared my email address with them, and they likewise gave their email addresses to me. ...

A Longest Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... and up into the cool Kenya Airways Embraer. We were only about 15 passengers, the flight was about a third full mostly people going to Kigali where we would make a short stop.

The flight was too short to doze, so I finished reading Theodore Rex, a thoroughly satisfying book, and started on a Patrick O’Brien fiction called The Golden Ocean. He’s the author of Master and Commander which spawned the excellent movie, and his books always make part of me ...

Technical difficulties

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... the 10 foot ceiling in what is probably the most inaccessible spot in the room. I wonder who thought that up.

So at 11:30 at night I am left in a room where one small light on the night stand works, that’s all. No other light; the TV doesn't work, and there likely won’t be any hot water tomorrow, but the air conditioning works, and that’s most important for a night’s sleep. The rest we’ll try to work out ...


This hostel, located on A3, av. Badjoko, round point victoire , Kinshasa, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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TripAdvisor Reviews La Crechee Kinshasa

3.00 of 5 stars Good