Hotel Saphir

Rue Alfassa, Brazzaville, Congo | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Rue Alfassa, Brazzaville, is near Zongo Falls, Lake Kivu, and Mount Nyiragongo.
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    Travel Blogs from Brazzaville

    Life and death in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jul 11, 2014

    4 comments, 14 photos

    ... when you marry at 14….). They offered each of us a small bottle of water which we accepted thankfully. After our brief visit I took some photos and we drove on to the house of Meschacque, whose family I had visited with Daniel Harper during our last stay in Kinshasa.

    They have people meeting on the lot in front of their house on Sabbath days for services conducted by Justin, Victor or André. It’s a noisy neighborhood and they’re ...

    Long day to the Congo

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jul 09, 2014


    ... unlike the previous arrangement where they shared a square courtyard with other small houses in the same compound.

    We arrived at the airport just before 12:00 and thanked Pierre for all his help during our visits. Then we turned and pulled our suitcases to the door and started the check-in process. Our papers were checked by a policeman at the door. Then our bags had to go through a scanner. Then we had our travel papers and ...

    Last day in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 23, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    ... start small and build up, it’s tempting to try for what might be a short cut. People, especially with limited education and professional experience, don’t realize all it takes to run a successful business, even a small one. It seems easy when looking from the outside, and they’re willing to give it a try, especially with someone else’s “free” money. They’ve got nothing to lose. We seem so wealthy to them, what could it ...

    Around Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 22, 2014

    6 comments, 9 photos

    ... So Justin and I walked out a quarter of a mile to look for another taxi. The first one who stopped saw my pale face and asked an outrageous sum. Justin rattled off some colorful sounding Lingala, which I understood to mean: get lost. The driver tried to backtrack, but we didn’t accept. He could think that over for next time. Another driver stopped and we drove into town to find my suitcase. It was there at the South African Airways office (I suppose the ...

    A festival day in Kinsahsa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 21, 2014

    3 comments, 4 photos

    ... was still switched off. I called Kenya Airways in Nairobi to report the baggage loss and the situation. The employee took my information and phone number and said they would call me “if they could find anything.” That wasn’t too reassuring either.

    Daniel and I had dinner in the garden once again. We’re both very tired after hours of non-stop talking and teaching. I’m sure we will both sleep well again ...