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The author sets out to essentially re-create HM Stanley's journey along the Congo river through what is now DRC (formerly Zaire). Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mungo__Park
Recommended by Jenny Crwys Williams on Talk Radio 702. Gave me more understanding of African politics and the Congo's sad history.Published 2 months ago by Goodies
While traveling the Congo is dangerous, the trip is really an account of the author bumming rides the whole way. And when stranded staying in hotels. Not much adventure.Published 2 months ago by 🐘
Interesting, if repetitive, description of dreadful conditions in Congo.Published 5 months ago by williamj. brustein
Truly a remarkable journey. I felt I was on the trip. Sad state of DRC such this is one of the few times I don't feel eager to repeat the route after finishing a travel book.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
A well told tale of a resource rich but law and order poor region. It's sad to learn of the all pervasive corruption and lawlessness and yet the author crafts a story so well told... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer