La Crechee

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

Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper on Apr 22, 2014

7 photos

... with us about how difficult it is to do his work when he can't count on stable electricity. I guess he was hoping for a diesel generator. However, I think a less costly solution could be an uninterruptable power supply / battery backup that he could charge in the good times and use when the power goes out. I wonder how much one of those would cost him. I wonder where I could find a reliable one in Kinshasa... Simon introduced us to his family (all but his son who was away at ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 22, 2014

6 comments, 9 photos

... visits to church locations and members’ homes. The vehicle for the day was the same wheezing Opel 4WD that had picked us up at the airport. At low speeds it rattles and shakes rather alarmingly, and the clutch screams each time it is engaged, which of course is often. But it is less expensive than a vehicle that doesn’t rattle and shake alarmingly or scream when the clutch is engaged. Thus, the selection.

We drove first down to the Congo River to have ...

Otherworldly

A travel blog entry by danielharper on Apr 21, 2014

6 photos

... 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 on Apr 20, 2014

4 comments, 11 photos

... it to taste so fresh and good. It was the best mukeke I’d ever had, although I certainly hadn’t tasted nearly as much as they.

After dinner we drove back to the hotel, and did our accounting. We went over what expenses we had, essentially a tank of gas to get us to Mugina and back twice. We went over what had been spent for transportation and food to allow the church members to come for the counseling and for the Sabbath service. I rounded out ...

Technical difficulties

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Mar 21, 2013

5 comments, 2 photos

... 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 ...

Location

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