Hotel Ixoras

Address: 381 de l_avenue Ixoras, Kinshasa, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 381 de l_avenue Ixoras, Kinshasa, is near Mount Nyiragongo, Zongo Falls, and Lake Kivu.
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    Travel Blogs from Kinshasa

    Meetings in the garden

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Sep 20, 2015

    3 comments, 3 photos

    ... Congo. A government functionary earns about $100 a month. Victor had six children in school, Justin three and so on. It’s not hard to do the math and see how astronomical these sums are for them.

    I was able to give them a few hundred dollars to clear last year’s fees and get their children started this year. I also gave them forms from Foundation International Outreach for their scholarship program, along with translations which I had done. ...

    To the Congo

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Sep 18, 2015

    3 comments, 3 photos

    ... but certainly not from theirs. Between the screaming and carrying one, as soon as we were at our cruising altitude, I plugged in my in-ear phones and turned some music up. This was a time for Two Steps From Hell. Not that things were as bad as that may sound, but the musicians who call themselves thus create energizing, rousing, music, which is great for a workout or just to change one’s pace. They make music for cinematic trailers. You’ve heard ...

    Last day in the Congo

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 19, 2015

    4 comments, 5 photos

    ... br>
    As we made our way through the traffic jam, I was discreetly taking photos of the chaos when a passing fellow decided I was photographing him and started yelling at us. He walked around the vehicle shouting abusively about "filming" and so on. There is a lot of shouting and intimidation in Kinshasa. There is a great deal of stress and anger bubbling all over, and shouting seems to be a favorite pastime to relieve some pressure. We finally left him in the ...

    A day of rest in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 18, 2015

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... very high in Kinshasa) represents a huge amount for people here, most of whom are just getting by doing odd jobs. Even someone with a “good” government job only makes $100 to 120 a month, which hardly covers house rent.

    I agreed to pay the return fare, which we don’t do regularly. We don’t want to set that precedent, but at times of our rare pastoral visits, we want to make it possible for as many people as possible to attend.


    The night is far spent, the day is at hand

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 17, 2015

    6 comments, 3 photos

    ... so there is a seat between the woman and myself.

    We push back at 00:15, and roar off into the thick black African night. Sandwiches and soft drinks are served. I doze until we begin our approach to Brazzaville, the capital city of the former French Congo, as opposed to Kinshasa, just across the Congo River, which was capital of the Belgian Congo. We pull into the terminal about 01:30 and 30 passengers deplane. About 30 more get on. We push back, taxi ...