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The Ponds of Kalambayi by Mike Tidwell
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As a Peace Corp volunteer, Mr. Tidwell spent two years in the grasslands of south central Zaire trying to teach the benefits of fish farming in some of the poorest villages on the continent. His task was not easy. One villager was convinced that fish would stock the ponds naturally, since they come to earth in raindrops. Others suspected that the ponds were just anoth...


Adventuring in East Africa: The Sierra Club Travel Guide to the Great Safaris of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Eastern Zaire, and Uganda by Allen Bechky
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A comprehensive guide to the adventures and pleasures of East Africa--a region boasting incredible scenic wonders, a rich tapestry of peoples and history, and some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. Illustrated.

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Heart of Darkness & Selections from The Congo Diary by Joseph Conrad, Caryl Phillips
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A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo in an effort to rob the natives of their ivory.

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East Along the Equator: A Journey Up the Congo and into Zaire by Helen Winternitz
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One of the first of the publisher's travel series, this vivid account details a trip the author and her boyfriendboth journaliststook four years ago on the Congo (and eventually overland to the border of Uganda). Their route by river from the capital of Kinshasa to Kisangani followed the path of Conrad's Heart of Darkness and shows that, in a sense, little...


Drums Along the Congo: On the Trail of Mokele-Mbembe, the Last Living Dinosaur by Rory Nugent
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"Being more interested in chasing a dream than in the precise diameter of a footprint, I'm here to substantiate the obscure," says explorer Nugent, who takes us on an energizing, entertaining spin through the Congo in pursuit of a prehistoric creature purported to be still roaming the rain forest: the legendary dinosaur called Mokele-Mbembe, the God-Beast....


A leaf in the wind : travels in Africa by Peter Hudson
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In 1985 Hudson, an Englishman, returned to Africa, where he had once spent time working on a Zambian farm, to travel for a year as a "leaf in the wind," with "no pretension of aim and no ambition." This lovely, startling, humorous book records his experiences. Seeking out the most undeveloped areas, Hudson walked the arid plains of Mali, rode a riverboat t...


Democratic Republic of the Congo Road Map by Cartographia by Cartographia Ltd
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Efe Pygmies : Archers of the African Rain Forest by William F. Wheeler
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William F. Wheeler, M.D. has traveled extensively throughout Africa; he has been to the continent twenty-four times, logging some forty thousand miles; this book reflects a five-year period in which he trekked extensively and lived with the Efe Pygmies. His images of Africa and its nomadic people have appeared in books, magazines, galleries, and museums across t...


Democratic Republic of Congo by Ml Congo
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The Black Heart: A Voyage into Central Africa by Paul Hyland
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This is actually three books in one: a travelogue, a "literary adventure," and a series of historical narratives taken from European adventurers who traveled the Congo a century ago and whose footsteps Hyland tries to follow. It is a curious combination, and the historical snippets may confuse those not familiar with Zaire. While generally well written, ther...


Africa Solo: A Journey Across the Sahara, Sahel, and Congo by Kevin Kertscher
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Kertscher, a film editor who worked on Ken Burns's Baseball and Thomas Jefferson documentaries, needs "to be aloneto orient my inner compass." In fall 1988, he decided to fulfill a fantasy?to traverse the Sahara and journey across Africa. With little historical preparation, he traveled from Algeria through West Africa to Ghana, Zaire, the Congo, Rwanda, and ...


Thirty-one banana leaves by Winifred Kellersberger Vass
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Land and peoples of the Kasai; being a narrative of a two years' journey among the cannibals of the equatorial forest and other savage tribes of the south-western Congo by M. W. Hilton-Simpson
Publisher : Negro Universities Press
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Back to the Congo by Lieve Joris, Stacey Knecht
Publisher : Atheneum
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"I didn't come here to find fault with Mobutu's regime, or to justify it. I wanted to explore life behind the newspaper headlines," explains this adventurous Flemish journalist, indignant and frightened when she is taken into custody with a photographer friend by Zairean police merely for plying a camera and talking with the locals. A childhood vision of t...


TRAVELING TO TONDO by Verna Aardema
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Hillenbrand's muted, stylized illustrations complement Aardema's wry narration of Bowane the civet cat's slow, slow journey toward his prospective bride. Ages 3-8.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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SNOWCAPS ON EQUATOR by Clive Ward
Publisher : Bodley Head
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Including colour photographs of mountains, some of which have not been photographed before, this book describes the mountains of East and Central Africa - their Afro-alpine flora, varied terrain, the wildlife and the ancient tribes that inhabit them. Included are the "Mountains of the Moon", once thought the source of the Nile; Mount Elgon, whose mineral-salt caves form...


A journal of a tour in the Congo Free State by Marcus Roberts Phipps Dorman
Publisher : Negro Universities Press
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Joseph Conrad in the Congo by Georges Jean-Aubry
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Travel and Adventures in the Congo Free State and Its Big Game Hunting by Bula N'Zau
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Joseph Conrad in the Congo by Jean-Aubrey G.
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Congo, Democratic Republic (World Country Study Guide Library) by International Business Publications USA, USA IBP
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Geography, history, people, language, culture, traditions, economy, government, politics, constitution, places to visit, info for travelers...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (SuDoc PREX 3.10/4:D 39/2) by U.S. Postal Service
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Dans van de luipaard by Lieve Joris
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Atlas de la république du Zaïre by
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Aux pays du fleuve et des grands lacs : chocs et rencontres des cultures, de 1885 à nos jours by
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