Blog about DR Congo

Backpacking Rwanda

'Can I search your bag?' A woman at the border asks me. From Entebbe, Uganda I took a flight to Kigali, the capital of R...

Read more 14 December 2017

Congo, beklimming van vulkaan Nyiragongo

Vanuit de auto zie ik het voor me liggen. Mijn droom, maar zeker ook mijn nachtmerrie. Het gaat niet makkelijk zijn! Roo...

Read more 20 November 2017

Nyiragongo volcano

In distance I could see the cabin where we would be staying for the night. I was gasping for air, which wasn't easy at 3...

Read more 19 November 2017

Gorilla trekking in Congo

'Stop staring at him!' I'm telling myself. In the bamboo bushes the huge silver back is chewing on a piece of bamboo. He...

Read more 18 November 2017