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Congo (Brazzaville)


Central African CFA. 1 =  655 CFA. $1 = 566 CFA

Fuel costs

370 CFA / litre

Places to stay/camp

Mainly bushcamping - the "facilities" in towns are generally pretty dire.
Other information Visa 35000 CFA, issued same day in Libreville. The embassy in Yaounde wanted 60000 CFA per visa!

Overall rating

Wonderful countryside, very friendly people, but corruption is rife, and nothing is ever simple, even by African standards. Take any route advice given (by either local villagers, or officials) with a large pinch of salt.