Monthly Archives: January 2018


Against the Current

Aboard the “Super Bus” somewhere on Lake Tanganyika, 27 January 2018 As we approached Kalemie from the north several days ago, thankfully with no more mechanical issues, I could see prominent cell phone towers, large houses and buildings, and other clues that it is a relatively large city.  We welcomed […]


Wrong Turn

Force Bendera, 19 January 2018 We departed Fizi on the 13th of January, heading south through the rolling hills toward the town of Lulimba, which sits at a convenient crossroads for Itombwe to the west, Masisi to the east, and the route south to Kabobo.  En route we stopped at […]