Category: DRC

Changing money on the side of the road 0

Into Angola

It seems that everyone I talk to has a different story about which DRC/Angola border is horrible. There appear to be stories about violence, or road blocks or even having guns pointed at people...

It's not entirely stuck, just stalled on an uphill 4

Across The DRC Day 4

Mist rolls over the small green hills in the early morning, and I thoroughly enjoy going for a walk before sunrise. It’s fantastic to be moving and not pouring sweat for once. Soon enough...

Downtown Luozi 3

Across The DRC Day 3 – Luozi

With a lot of waving and distracted kids, we leave the school buildings behind and continue our Eastward journey. Shockingly the torrential rain during the night has not changed the road much. A few...

At times the dirt road is in really good condition 3

Across The DRC Day 2

In the morning we are up and moving before the heat of the day, and before our curious neighbors can return to resume their endless staring. Immediately the “highway” picks up where it left...

The swarm of kids around the Jeep when I arrived at the more major road 1

Across The DRC Day 1

From the second we move away the border, the road is barely a road. It’s really more of a walking / motorbike track. The track is so overgrown I am scraping through brush on...

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