Hotel Saphir

Rue Alfassa, Brazzaville, Congo | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by beattie99


... legion, British military and Swedish fire fighters all working on the relief and reconstruction after an amo depot explosion in Brazzaville in March. Amazing story (google it! That's for all except Andreas who now doubt will already be halfway through the story!). The devastation is apparently immense! Like a Blevie. Wouldn't have minded a rest day but keen to crack the border from ...

A REAL Congo Line......

A travel blog entry by jenniferabbott

... was going on. :)
Tomorrow we get Chica back. Chica is the adorable small, white Bichon-type dog that we got to babysit before. We get to keep her for a couple of weeks. I am looking forward to lots of doggie snuggles. :)
We will also celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving tomorrow at our team meeting. Nick and Jocelyn, our newest members, are Canadian citizens and they are cooking us a ...

Sabbath in Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... wanted to ferry his rather large family somewhere in his clearly marked taxi. There are laws that prohibit exceeding a certain number of passengers in a taxi. By putting the branch under the wiper, and turning on the headlights, he made it appear he was part of a funeral cortege for which the police will compassionately turn a blind eye to traffic laws. And voilą.

We drove to our regular church hall with me peering over and around the leaves ...

Welcome HOME!!!

A travel blog entry by jenniferabbott


... kids can roam all 40 acres outside and be safe. I bought them their own machete's (I can't believe I did that) and they walk around the jungle and bamboo forest cutting down bamboo, etc. They like the freedom they have here. Supposedly, the benefit to living here on TASOK is that they are SUPPOSED to provide 24 hour generator power. That is a HUGE thing here in Congo. Since Caleb and EmilyFaith attend school ON-LINE, ...

"Power to the People!"

A travel blog entry by jenniferabbott


... supposed to be "power sharing" and have electricity for 4 to 6 hours a day, but that hasn't been happening.

Pretty much everything here in the Congo is corrupt and you have to "bribe" or "reward" monetarily to get anything done. Well, the women of this neighborhood have been on the phone and going to the power company for a couple of weeks now trying to get results. The problem is a blown transformer. ...


This hotel, located on Rue Alfassa, Brazzaville, is near Zongo Falls, Lake Kivu, and Mount Nyiragongo.
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