Residence Le Consul

Address: 25 Avenue Kapanga, Kinshasa, BP 10341, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 25 Avenue Kapanga, Kinshasa, is near Zongo Falls, Mount Nyiragongo, and Lake Kivu.
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    Visits around Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by danielharper on Apr 19, 2015

    ... Once we got to the airport, it was about 11:00 PM. We expected to get dropped off at the departures area, but the security personnel wanted to charge us for driving the last 100 yards. We weren't paying. So, we hopped out, grabbed our bags, and walked it ourselves. I immediately found it strange that there were no crowds anywhere. I still went through the motions of going through security, getting the exit pass (called the Go Pass), going through security again, and ...

    A day of rest in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 18, 2015

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... are worth very little and making a few pennies a loaf. It’s a hard way to earn one’s daily bread, selling one’s daily bread.

    We arrived at the hall on the little side-street covered with black sand. The sand is not naturally black; it has become so from the pollution and garbage that are ubiquitous on these streets. We passed through the compound gate and moved into the hall where about 50 people were seated waiting. We were already sweating ...

    The night is far spent, the day is at hand

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 17, 2015

    6 comments, 3 photos

    ... included it in the price of the ticket like other countries have done for ages.

    The airport terminals in Douala are in the shape of a giant U. From immigration, we arrive at the bottom of the U and come to a sign with an arrow pointing to the right, that says “Camair-Co flights.” We follow the sign and make the long walk out to the end of the U, about 300 yards away. There is no air-con here, we sweat through our shirts. Toward the end of the U, ...

    Life and death in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jul 11, 2014

    4 comments, 14 photos

    ... only use my phone camera. We drove to a place where we could park and then walked up a few sandy streets looking for the address. There were lots of children in the streets, its summer vacation here though this is the coolest part of the year, not what they would consider summer. One little fellow we saw was wearing a “Taekwondo Texas” suit. Those Texans get around….

    We finally found the house and knocked on the door frame, the door ...

    Last day in Kinshasa

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 23, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    ... 8217;s no harm asking for something; all that can happen is that we say “no.” I told them to send me a proper proposal with a business plan and I’d give it a serious look. We do have some small sums that members contribute to be used as needed, that could serve. But these requests didn’t seem at all well-conceived. And unless I’m very mistaken, these projects won’t go anywhere.

    To me, this is one of the hardest ...

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