TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Maiombe Cabinda
Travel Blogs from Cabinda
It was already past four in the afternoon when I learned from my driver in Luanda that I will be having a flight to Cabinda at half past six in the evening. My driver fetched me up at the apartment where I am staying in Luanda and dropped me to the Luanda Domestic Airport. It's a good relief that the Angolan airport - both International and Domestic ...
Going through the Angolan border the customs man stamped the wrong piece of paper in
our carnet. It then took ages to get sorted since the customs chief
in Angola had to go to the DRC chief to ask if he would accept the
paper with his stamp on it. As it turned out the DRC chief did not
arrive until 11 am. After waiting 3 hours it was sorted out and we
got into the Democratic Republic of Congo. Once again the road
deteriorated as soon as ...
We were woken about 5
by the people testing the loudspeakers for the service today. The
service this morning started at 6 and was still going when we left at
8. Any British Minister would be holding his head high if he had
congregations half the size of these. We carried on with the
intention of crossing the border again, but on arrival at the
frontier we found they do not work Sundays and so we caught up with
the washing and settled down for the night in the car ...
Back to the garage and the new panels is now fitted. This time we did have to pay, but only
about half the normal price for both jobs. We are now routing for the
border to the Angolan enclave of Cabinda. At the border the Congo
customs and immigration went well. The Angolan side was OK but took
for ever. We had to wait an hour for a customs man to finish his meal
Finally got some good photos of the monkeys in the camp.
And it was time to go back and get ready to leave. Last shower and clothes change for a while. And while checking in, they didn't have my name on the list again. I finally was able to get a hand-written ticket, but I told them I wasn't happy.