The natives whom he expected to confront were the Uyanzi and Ubangi.
Brass collars and bangles are very uncommon on the Ubangi and beads take their place.
These are peculiar to the Ubangi and are rarely worn by other tribes.
On September 2nd we reach Imese, the first place on the Ubangi where there are white men.
The Koto river is almost as large as the continuation of the Ubangi and rises far away up north.
One day a carcase of a wild pig in a highly decomposed condition was picked up by one of the paddlers on the Ubangi.
There is the danger of flooding the banks of the Congo with mitakos, and the banks of the Ubangi with beads.
The natives near the Ubangi have a very distinctive tatouage.
The banks of the Ubangi descend as a rule, sheer into deep water and are often indeed miniature cliffs.
Yakoma is built on the banks of the Uele just before it joins with the Bomu to form the Ubangi.