Democratic Republic of Congo Tourist Traps

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Democratic Republic of Congo Tourist Traps

  • There are definitly no taxis

    There are no official taxis. Every taxi is just a private car waiting for customers. Never take a "taxi" at the airport. It may bring you elsewhere and the chance of loosing everything is high. To reassure: just wait half an hour in the lobby of one of the big hotels. No one will call for a taxi, everyone will be picked up by a friend or another...

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  • Not knowing how to bribe when...

    Not knowing how to bribe when it becomes the last way out! It's a trap of a very different kind.......It actually took some time until it dawned upon me what was meant by 'matabich' a slang for bribe.

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  • I was peacefully walking very...

    I was peacefully walking very near the memling hotel,when a guy came to me and said:'heey how are you,do you recognize me? I am in charge of your luggage at the hotel;I can arrange a quick check in for you at the airport if you pay me a drink';in fact,this guy was in charge of nothing,he just saw a white guy in the street and thought I would be...

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  • many people will recognize you...

    many people will recognize you in the street ,saying:hello,how are you?THEY ONLY WANT YOUR MONEY,and they have never seen you before;remember that an honest african will never speak to an european in the street! gentlemen,be very careful with women,as I heard terrible stories;some young ladies come to speak to you in a restaurant or a bar,they...

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