Hotel Venus

306, Avenue de la Gombe , Kinshasa, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper


... to us and added "but that makes no sense!" I was glad to see that he wasn't encouraging tipping for just doing your job. We walked back out to the taxi, and we were off to the next stop. The policeman took our parking "payment" directly. How kind of him to save us a trip to the pay station! On we went to MASINA where a big group of 6 families meets once a week on Tuesday evening. Justin tries to go there on a weekly basis. He said that their meeting starts at about 4PM. He ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... across the river. Today all was peaceful.

After taking in the view, we walked down to the water, so Daniel could dip his feet in the river bearing one of the world’s mysterious, ominous, sublime names: the Congo. It ranks with the Nile, the Amazon; the Zambezi. There are names that make one dream of adventurous, remote, slightly mystical places: Zanzibar, Timbuctoo, Mandalay; Kathmandu. To me the Congo is one of those places. It resonates with the Heart ...


A travel blog entry by danielharper


... former ambassador's house at times as well. He was appreciative of a letter of recommendation that he received from the wife of the former ambassador when they left their post in Kinshasa. It helped him get his next jobs. He now has two daughters who are in university. One is studying law. The other is studying finance. We talked about the cost of education these days both in Kinshasa and in the USA. He was very surprised to hear that some people take huge student loans to pay ...

A Longest Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... read when they come. This $100 will purchase about 10 Bibles in Kirundi, and will get the reading room program off to a good start.

Finally we said goodbye to Nathan and Mo´se after what had been a shorter visit that we would have liked. I told them that if all went as planned, I’d be back in July to see them again.

Then Daniel and I went up to our room to wait out the time to head to the airport for our 01:25 flight out. Daniel showered, and ...

Technical difficulties

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... an early dinner, and when I got back to my room, the air conditioner was making loud rattling noises and there was water all over the floor underneath it. I went to the front desk to let them know, and they called a technician. He looked around inside and out and found that the unit has frozen outside. Just turn it off until it melts he said. So I sat in the room with no air conditioning and hoped it would melt quickly. The room steadily heated ...

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This hotel, located on 306, Avenue de la Gombe , Kinshasa, is near Zongo Falls, Lake Kivu, and Mount Nyiragongo.
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