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The Heart of Africa “unfiltered”: A Lac Ndjale case study

This title is immediately misleading, so I immediately set to clarify it. Unlike many other countries, it is not possible to live in an “American bubble,” in DRC: to select my accommodation, food, and activities to avoid real inundation into … Continue reading

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September to November Part 3, and end of Congo

After spending about two and a half weeks away from Katopa around the southern savannas, I was surprised with a motorbike ride back to Katopa. I didn’t even know the Harts had a motorbike on this side of the river, … Continue reading

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September 15th to November 15th, 2011: Part 2

Hopefully, at this point, some of you will be wondering what I actually did during the two months I spent in the forest; as to this point, I’ve neglected to touch on those details. Most of my time was spent … Continue reading

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September 15th to November 15th, 2011: Part 1

I’ve never really considered the phrase “expect the unexpected” in analytical fashion. The expression, I think, suffers from the typical over- and misuse characteristic of the American vernacular, over time losing its significance and gravity. But how can one anticipate … Continue reading

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