Residence Le Consul

25 Avenue Kapanga, Kinshasa, BP 10341, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
Prices starting from $45.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kinshasa

Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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... he covers Bible study topics and answers questions. We had a chance to meet one family in person. They were very kind and offered Mr. Meeker a handwoven mat that had the name of our association woven into it. We then headed to the MOMBELE sector where we visited a family who has been attending for a long time. The man and his wife have 11 children of which five are grown and out of the house. He sells antiques to tourists. So, he brought out some of his wares so we could get ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... and the African Queen, with a measure of King Kong thrown in. Humphrey Bogart should step from the reeds here, with Colonel Kurtz behind. The view of this rushing, muddy river seems somehow something more than it is.

We walked along the shore and talked of the seasons of the river. At times it is so high that the bank where we walk is under 30 feet of water. In the dry season, we could walk much farther out that we can today.

We talked with ...

Otherworldly

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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... 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 ...

A Longest Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... out on the bed to try a nap. I worked on my laptop catching, up on my journal of records for this visit, on this travel blog, and a few other items. I also settled our accounts with the hotel and ordered a taxi for 11:00 pm.

Daniel managed to sleep half an hour or so, and felt refreshed. The taxi was ready to go on time, so we loaded up and drove through the quiet city and onto the nearly deserted road to the airport. We checked in right on arrival at ...

Technical difficulties

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... 10:30 pm I tried the air conditioner to see if it was working. No go, still frozen.

I went to the front desk and asked if they had another room I could use so I could go to bed. I wouldn't sleep through the night with no air. “We usually only do room changes during the day” I was told. I insisted, and finally an employee took another key to another room and we went for a look. The windows were broken and wouldn't stay ...

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This hotel, located on 25 Avenue Kapanga, Kinshasa, is near Zongo Falls, Lake Kivu, and Mount Nyiragongo.
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