Angola Warnings and Dangers

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    by APaulo
  • Warnings and Dangers
    by APaulo
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Angola Warnings and Dangers

  • Land mines

    still recovering from war -- Angola is unfortunately heavily contaminated with landmines and other explosive remnants, a legacy of almost three decades bitter war that only ended a decade ago A high concentration of landmines are unfortunately in areas with lots of people so important to know where you going.

  • Scars of war

    War ended a few years ago, but it still conditioning local life. Mines are the most dangerous menace, restricting accesses. But the other signs are surely being erased. Quiximba, was a sort of concentration camp, and I believe that now, it has disappeared. Blond negro children are another sign of war, that, instead of disappearing, will now, I...

  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow fever is a tropical disease that is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. It's a disease found only in Africa and South America and it is preventable by immunization. Travelers to Angola need to get the Yellow Fever vaccine. If visitors are not vaccinated (or fail to make proof they were vaccinated beforehand), Angolan authorities will...

  • Tropical Diseases & such.

    Would you need to bring a whole Pharmacy with you ??In my case, before flying to Angola I went to a Medical Consult to get some advisement against Tropical Diseases & such.In Portugal the name for this appointment is "Consulta do Viajante" (Traveler Consult) and besides a couple other places, it can be provided at the "Instituto da Higiene e...

  • Cholera Epidemy

    While on the plain on the way back to Portugal, the flight attendants handed-out each passenger a flyer on the Cholera epidemy that has been hitting Angola. The flyer is written in 3 languages (Portuguese, French, and English) - please check attached picture. It provides a Portuguese Toll Free number to call in case of any symptoms within the next...

  • Taxis

    Do not ride in a taxi...they are communal and most are illegal. We were advised by local businessmen to avoid all commercial travel and not to rent a car. It is very difficult to navigate anyhow, the potholes in the streets are like mini canyons, and police spot rental cars and find any excuse to stop them to extract a bribe. The taxis may unload...

  • ENGLISH - Sorry, of course...

    ENGLISH - Sorry, of course tips are the same for a lot of countries:*********Don't drink water unless it comes from a closed bottle of mineral water. Avoid fresh vegetables.*********You don't know how ice was produced. Are you used to drinking whisky 'on the rocks'? Forget it: ask for gin tonic, for instance, as tonic water comes in a closed bottle...

  • Angola is probably one of the...

    Angola is probably one of the most dangerous countries to travel in, if you're even allowed into it. Portugeese is the only language that will get you around. Take a look at Take this page seriously, it's really this bad. Don't ever approach soldiers or police on the street. They are not going to help you!

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