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Sundays by Lake Tanganyika

Sunday in Burundi is the great day for relaxation and visiting.  At the Hotel Club du Lac Tanganyika many families come to enjoy the good food, the swimming pools and the lake. A wedding, set up on the beach.

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Rural Markets in the Congo, 1871

In many parts of Africa, rural markets are the most important method for buying and selling agricultural goods. The following description of a large rural market near the Lualaba River in N.E. Congo by David Livingstone could be a description … Continue reading

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A Tasty Congolese Relish with Manioc Leaves – Isombe y’umwamba

26/6/2015 Yesterday I went out into the parcel’s garden and noticed that both palm oil trees have nice clumps of palm oil kernels that are growing.  They should be ready in a couple of weeks, when I’ll do another blog about … Continue reading

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