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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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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Democratic Republic of Congo Hotels

  • Hotel Memling

    You do not compaire hotes around the world as you cant compaire countries. for congolese, memling is...

  • Hotel Ihusi

    the hotel is a bit of a maze but makes it interesting. The swiming pool is 1st class. everything...

  • Swedish Mission

    Airport Road, Semendua

  • Flat Hotel

    Actually, there are NO hotels in Inongo, which is quite surprising given the tourism potential of...

  • Bendela Methodist Church

    Ask for directions, Bendela

  • Hotel Invest

    Av. Kabinda, Cité RTNC Lingwala, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Sultani

    30, Avenue de la Justice, Commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa, 7248, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Grand Hotel Kinshasa

    Rooms and bathrooms have seen better days (1970's). There's wifi internet access!! Alas not fast....

  • Hotel Venus

    306, Avenue de la Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

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