This was the first barter we had been able to effect on the Aruwimi.
The Congo has a majestic flow where it receives its great tributary, the Aruwimi.
Stanley found the rapids of the Aruwimi a bar to steam navigation.
On the 14 the mouth of the Aruwimi was passed and they were in the Bangala country.
Now look at this Makua river that runs west, up north of the Aruwimi.
When we leave the Aruwimi we'll probably take a hundred bearers with us.
The three steamers were put across to a clearing on the divide between the Congo and Aruwimi, and two of them brought to anchor.
The Congo and the Aruwimi rivers enabled us to penetrate this vast area of primeval woods a considerable length.
An hour later we arrived at Basoko, the capital of the Aruwimi District.
Our interpreter was well able to make himself understood, for the natives of the lower Aruwimi speak but one language.