Hotel Luntu

Avenue de l'Oua, Kinshasa, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Kinshasa

Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper

7

... what he does for a living. He told us short descriptions of each of the antiques. It was quite interesting. His wife insisted that we have "un sucre" which means a soft drink. We took her up on the offer and enjoyed ice cold Fanta orange. This has become a favorite of mine in this part of the world as it is quite refreshing. After we had a nice discussion with the family, we had to say goodbye. The man surprised me by giving me one of the antiques as a gift. I was touched by ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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9

... at work on a huge stone with diamond tipped chisels. They are pounding holes in the rock to break off large sections which will then be further broken with a sledgehammer to make foundation rock for homes. They tell us they will be paid 150 dollars for 20 tons of rock, about one truck load. It can take five days for the two of them to break that much stone, then they must wait for a buyer to come with a truck. In the distance we can see larger scale rock breaking, ...

Otherworldly

A travel blog entry by danielharper

6

... he had. Lunch came at close to our appointed time. We ate fries to our hearts' content. Justin showed up on time to pick us up. We drove through crazy traffic to get to church services. Today was the Last Day of Unleavened Bread, the end of the Feast of Unleavened Bread the Paul mentions in I Corinthians 5:6-8. We were at the meeting place early because the local youth had requested a special meeting with us. They wanted to know about how youth programs are organized in ...

A Longest Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... passed emigration where I was not questioned about my visa. This was slightly anticlimactic since I was primed with all my arguments, documents, and calculations of 72 hours. In the event the agent just grunted and stamped my passport.

Then came security. When I asked the agent what I needed to separate for the scanner, he said: "laptop." I took my laptop out, put the bags through the scanner and walked through the metal detector, none of which had alarms go off. ...

Technical difficulties

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... wouldn't work. Strangely, everyone seemed surprised, as if they didn't know anything about the state of each room.

They found another key, this time to room 12. The air worked, but the halogen floor lamp did not. The technician tilted it over and looked closely: no bulb. He went to another room and brought a replacement lamp – but didn't test it. Later I realized it didn't have a bulb in it either. At least the two bedside ...

Location

This hotel, located on Avenue de l'Oua, Kinshasa, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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