94 Photos - Jan 1, 2014
Photo: departing KinshasaPhoto: flying over forest rivers...Photo: ...small villagesPhoto: landing in Inongo on the shore of Lake Mai-Ndombe ('Black Water')Photo: Inongo City... main 'avenue'Photo: harbourPhoto: Primus beer is everywhere in the DRCongoPhoto: hard daily jobPhoto: pleasant daily jobPhoto: chess gamePhoto: ...at homePhoto: hey, mundele! ('whiteman')Photo: one of few motobikesPhoto: motobike ride to the junglePhoto: ehh, mun-de - le..! never seenPhoto: invitation committeePhoto: forest villagePhoto: typical Congolese antenna hairstylePhoto: how to make antennasPhoto: or horns :-)Photo: look at mundele!Photo: my bathroom with a security guyPhoto: my dinnerPhoto: snake soupPhoto: pirogue...mai​n means of transport in the CongoPhoto: or a 'vélo'...C'es​t Congo intérieur, n'pas voiturePhoto: eyesPhoto: riverPhoto: behind are the remains of a colonial bridge. Congolese people don't need bridges... 
behind are the remains of a colonial bridge. Congolese people don't need bridges...Photo: catch of the dayPhoto: lizard fishingPhoto: wanna a snake?Photo: traditional hunting is still on the daily orderPhoto: 'modern' huntingPhoto: ...can bring also a bonoboPhoto: ...wanna my cap?Photo: bonobo - typical Congolese cuisinePhoto: daily lifePhoto: flooded forestPhoto: heading deep to the flooded jungle....Photo: forest wood is essentialPhoto: remarkable habitatPhoto: approaching a fisherman campPhoto: here it is...hidden in the flooded forestPhoto: fishPhoto: cat fish :-)Photo: wanna smoked fish or a smoked bonobo?Photo: or a soft-shell turtle?Photo: ...for a soupPhoto: wanna a python?Photo: forest was wonderfulPhoto: with frogsPhoto: and crocs... small...Photo: or bigPhoto: ...relatively​ big (it's an adult Osborn dwarf crocodile ;))Photo: Congolese endemicPhoto: trap for crocsPhoto: trapped crocPhoto: live canPhoto: Grayia snakePhoto: with a hunterPhoto: smoked fish'n'snakePhoto: pangolin is also yummyPhoto: I told you... wanna a portion?Photo: women and multifunction​al leavesPhoto: hey man!Photo: steersmanPhoto: carrying crocsPhoto: for children's dinnerPhoto: chief with an elephant-tail​ sceptrePhoto: Congolese spinachPhoto: grandmaPhoto: elderPhoto: army boyPhoto: hairpiecePhoto: farmingPhoto: gallery forests and flooded meadowsPhoto: sun setPhoto: otikala malamu!Photo: back to the 'city'Photo: Lac Mai-NdombePhoto: fishing boysPhoto: proud fishermenPhoto: small is goodPhoto: but big is better ;)Photo: fishing turtlesPhoto: Pelusios carinatusPhoto: elderPhoto: night work by a bar lightPhoto: goodbye Mai-NdombePhoto: sand islands in the Congo RiverPhoto: Kinshasa is back...Photo: landing...Photo: Kinshasa