Hotel Cosmopolite

15, Avenue Lomami , Lubumbashi, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lubumbashi

Meetings with Outreach Congo Staff

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


Outreach has a program in DRC (Congo-Kinshasa) near the city of Lubumbashi (closest city to Zambia). Traveling there would have been expensive, time-consuming, and possibly dangerous. Instead, the staff traveled to Chingola to discuss how things are going in their programs. The most obvious difference in our interaction is that their English is very limited and so almost all of ...

Volunteer overseas for profit-making organisations

A travel blog entry by philipanderson


... their fees due to offering accommodation, food and interaction with the chimps, and if this is at an increased rate so be it if it's being fed back into the sanctuary. Nevertheless, volunteers must be put to good use and see that their money is being spent effectively. Each and every traveller comes with a different set of skills and these must be exerted effectively. If an outside organisation is to be used, should they not be assessing ...


A travel blog entry by philipanderson


What do you think of when I mention a chimpanzee? Irresistible, cute, affectionate. People often talk about wishing they could have a chimp as a pet, liking it to that of a human child. In reality however, chimpanzees are not only highly intelligent and unpredictable, but can also be aggressive and overpowering. By the time a chimpanzee is fully grown, they can be 8 times the strength of a human. They are destructive ...

Billy the Hippo

A travel blog entry by philipanderson


[The following is taken from 'Billy the Hippo' by Sheila Siddle.]

Once upon a time in Zambia, a country in Southern Africa, not so very long ago, there was a baby hippopotamus who was all alone. Her mother had been killed by hunters and she was too young to survive on her own. She was very scared.

Luckily, some nice wildlife rangers found the baby hippo and brought her to safety. Billy was only about 5 days old. ...


A travel blog entry by philipanderson


... Nshima. Each country has a different name for it, but it's all the same thing.

Nshima is a cornmeal product. The maize flour is carefully boiled with water in a porridge like substance before being 'paddled' not stirred into a think paste. The impression I received is that Zambians take great pride in cooking Nshima. They see it as a skill, almost an art form, to achieve the correct texture and ...

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