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... the end of the afternoon we had finished, so I let them go for the evening after we agreed to meet the next morning to visit some members in their homes. This really means a great deal to them, that a visitor would take the time to come to their homes and sit with them for a few minutes.
Marjolaine has been a bit surprised to find how cool Kinshasa can be during the dry season, which it is currently. We’re just below the equator but ...
... It took a lot for me to accept the gift, but I had to remember not to deny the giver. Next stop was the hall at BARUMBU. Justin wanted to show us his home and then show us where they meet on a regular basis. We first stopped at his house and were introduced to his family. His wife asked a few questions and asked Mr. Meeker to pray for them. We hopped back in the car and headed to the meeting hall. The meeting yesterday was not held at their normal hall. Justin took us ...
... trucks coming and going.
We are told that just over there, "traders" (commerçants) cross the river at night, bringing in merchandise such as ammunition; things that can be legally purchased in one Congo but not the other.
It was now very warm. I had sweated through my shirt, which I just washed out last night. The tropical humidity makes everything wet and heavy. We walk back to the vehicle, vaguely wishing it were air conditioned. We drive on. I ...
... education and that they keep paying on those loans for years after they graduate. Mr. Meeker knocked on the door to my room at 12PM. It was time for a quick lunch before heading out at 1:00 PM to services. Our mutual goal was to place an order as close to 12PM as possible to ensure we would have about 15 minutes to eat the food before leaving for services. Since Mr. Meeker's bag was still lost, I lent him a tie. He was a bit ashamed to wear jeans to services, but that was ...
... walked through to the other side, he looked me over and said: “shoes and watch.” I protested that nothing had beeped in the metal detector. “Shoes and watch” he insisted. So I went back through and took off my chukkas and watch and walked through again where, surprise, once again no alarms went off….
We waited in the departure lounge and I showed Daniel the best seat in the little restaurant bar, in which to wait. The seat has table, ...
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Avenue des Palmiers, 3873, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $120
381 de l_avenue Ixoras, Kinshasa | Hotelfrom $80