Articles Tagged ‘Congo’

You Versus the Volcano: Congo and the Adventure Traveler

You Versus the Volcano: Congo and the Adventure Traveler May 21, 2010 | Offbeat | Read More
The eastern Congo probably ranks as one of the most difficult places to live in the world. For years this figurative hot spot was wracked with civil war and regional war, displacing thousands of people into refugee camps, with spectre of genocide in Rwanda and Burundi constantly looming over the population....

NY Museum Sues American Airlines For Losing Dead Fish

NY Museum Sues American Airlines For Losing Dead Fish May 4, 2010 | Africa, Travel News | Read More
New York’s American Museum of Natural History has sued American Airlines and is seeking at least $25,000 in damages because the airline destroyed two barrels of rare fish.  The fish barrels were being shipped from Africa, but when the plane carrying them stopped in Brussels last October, the lawsuit...