Monthly Archives: March 2017

BAOBAB TREES

Pronounced ‘boy-oh-bab’, these trees are common in all semi-arid and lowland areas of the DRC and Angola and at a similar latitude north of the equator. They have very thick trunks, up to 7m wide, and their gnarled branches, leafless … Continue reading

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – The Trip

DRC March 9-14, 2017 The Democratic Republic of the Congo also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa. From 1971 to 1997 it was named Zaire, and from 1908 … Continue reading

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ANGOLA – The Trip

Angola March 9-10 & 14-28, 2017 TRAVEL TIPS 1. Angola is a black market money country. Therefore never use an ATM or credit card as it will attract the official rate 1US$ = 175AOA whereas the black market rate was … Continue reading

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REPUBLIC OF CONGO – The Trip

Republic of Congo – March 4-9, 2017 The Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo), also known as the Congo Republic,[5] West Congo, Congo-Brazzaville or simply Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by five … Continue reading

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GABON – The Trip

Gabon – March 1 – 4, 2017 WHY GO? Unlike many of its neighbours, this part of equatorial Africa enjoys both peace and stability, while its superb wildlife makes it an increasingly popular place to safari away from the crowds … Continue reading

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CAMEROON – Travel Facts

Cameroon Capital Yaoundé[1] 3°52′N 11°31′E Largest city Douala[1] Official languages. French English Ethnic groups • 31% Cameroon Highlanders • 19% Equatorial Bantu • 11% Kirdi • 10% Fulani • 8% Northwestern Bantu • 7% Eastern Nigritic • 13% other African … Continue reading

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REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Travel Facts

The Republic of the Congo (French: République du Congo), also known as the Congo Republic,[5] West Congo, Congo-Brazzaville or simply Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by five countries: Gabon and the Atlantic Ocean to … Continue reading

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