Dundo, Angola is not visited by many foreigners, and given the warnings against non-essential travel issued by foreign offices, it’s probably not your number one destination for Angola tourism. It’s a mining town in the northeastern part of the country bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo.
When I shared with friends in the capital that I would stay 10 days in Dundo, they were actually more concerned I would get bored. But I figured anywhere can be interesting if it’s your first time there and went with 0 expectations. I resolved to set out and see if Dundo is really as boring as they say in my spare time.
Despite its reputation, I actually ended up having quite the adventure, including being forced into a daily abs regimen. I’ll explain below. Read More