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Travel Blogs from Kinshasa
... they’re dealing. They just send money, and trumpet the supposed statistics. It plays well back home. Things aren’t quite that bad in this case, but almost.
We discussed recent church history, and the path that led everyone to where we are today, and then discussed the way forward. There are sensitivities, but also a will to work together and form a cohesive congregation. We’ll pray for God’s blessing on this little group, ...
... to the transit area, where we were required to sanitize our hands, and where our travel documents were checked. Then we had 2 ½ hours to wait until the connecting flight.
The flight was not too full, but the front section of the economy class is full of mothers with young children. There was a baby in my row on my side of the aisle and two young children, a girl of about 7 and a boy of 4 on the other side. A row or two behind there was an obnixious boy who ...
... has said my name properly besides Mr. M. By the time I got settled into the room, I had about 8 hours until I needed to be ready for departure. I was shocked to find a hotel that was extremely clean and much like staying at a pretty nice hotel in the USA. I surprised my family by calling them using Skype. I had not expected to be able to contact them for a few days, but we were happy to see each other again. After the video call, I went to bed and got to sleep with no ...
... of place to them, but they do enjoy it when it happens.
I think this topic was very helpful. I could see people were paying careful attention.
By the time the service ended, my short-sleeved shirt was completely soaked through, even the collar was completely wet. It was warm enough in the hall that when we stepped out on the porch and even into direct sunlight, it felt noticeably cooler.
After the service ended we shook hands with everyone. ...
... cashews actually, just the glass bottle which he has carried with him since Ivory Coast. He sits and pours the cashews into a travel sack so he can keep them, and leaves the bottle.
Finally we can sit down and dry out. Time from arrival at the airport to sitting in the departure lounge: an hour and a quarter.
We have an hour until departure time, and read or write on our screens. 22:50 comes and goes. Passengers are still arriving. How did they find out ...
Other places to stay in Kinshasa
5D Av de la Republique du Tchad, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $205
7 Avenue Batetela Kinshasa Gombe, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $274
30 Avenue de la Justice, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $165
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Avenue Tombalbaye, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $82
306 Avenue de la Gombe, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $210
3 Avenue Colonel Ebeya, Kinshasa | Hotel$95 average
117 Avenue Colonel Tshatshi, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $100
3873 Avenue des Palmiers, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $120
381 de l_avenue Ixoras, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $80