VIP Palace Goma

Address: Bld Kanyamuhanga, Goma, Congo - The Dem. Repub. | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Bld Kanyamuhanga, Goma, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Goma

    Nyiragongo's lava lake - Virunga National Park

    A travel blog entry by amyanddave on Jul 11, 2015

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... bag portered and thought we would "share" the hauling up of the second backpack. Not genius. Dave portered it the entire way, of course. We had four liters of water. Not genius either. The climb began in an incredibly thick jungle through which you couldn't see an inch to your right or left - only down the trail. Beautiful butterflies fluttered all around. The trail was tree roots and dark dirt. Everything was green. Oxygen was relatively available at this starting altitude of ...

    Hazard pay in Goma

    A travel blog entry by amyanddave on Jul 07, 2015

    6 photos

    ... welcoming arms and not speaking any French didn't help our cause. We waited for maybe an hour while the border agents looked for the paperwork sent by the national park's booking agent, which included our very necessary visas. While waiting, we did watch a few white people pass through the border and inquired about the piece of paper that stated "Special Authorization" that they carried. They had this magic paper stamped at the immigration window and ...


    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 21, 2014

    ... not always the case. In fact, I would argue that humanitarians can often especially be ******** (see my previous blog post, Magic Muzungu Pixie Dust). Tracy Kidder talks a lot about this in his book on Paul Farmer of Partners in Health, "Mountains Beyond Mountains". By the way, if you haven’t read it, DO IT. It’s a really honest and eloquent portrayal of global health work, a lovingly ...

    The Happy Valley

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 10, 2014

    ... is a damn fool. What are those even good for? Horses and nothing else, especially no vehicle or cargo-carrying device with wheels, which is like, all of them. Volcano rock cobblestoned roads aside, Kabatwa is lovely. The earth there is full of silver specks—heavy minerals from the volcano, which in addition to making the soil extremely fertile, make everything sparkle. When the wind picks up, it’s like being in a snow globe. Perhaps the ...

    A Woman Alone: The Real Adventures Begin

    A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 07, 2014

    ... really on my own. It was pretty freaking amazing, actually. I didn’t feel any fear, just a bit of concern that I wasn’t going to make it to my distribution. But like, African time, so whatever. It’s a pretty incredible feeling, being so far off the grid and finding yourself in a place where few outsiders, even few people at all, have ever laid eyes on. If ever I forget to keep my sense of wonder and awe, I just need to look at ...