The footage is of high mountainous country to the east of Lake Tanganyika with shots of subjects feeding crowned grey cranes. There are excursions to see local villages and indigenous peoples, and of grazing cattle. There is a trip across the lake on a steam boat and of various crowds and boats. There are shots of tourists at the rapids.
(0.00 to 3.06) There are a number of short shots of the landscape, of a car on a dirt road, of a train, of people in a garden, of a person swimming in a lake, of African men in a canoe, and of a woman gardening.
(3.06 to 3.38) A sequence of a woman feeding African crowned grey cranes.
(3.38 to 05.27) There are a series of panning shots of foothills, mountains and rivers and a shot of cars driving.
(05.27 to 07.40) The sequence starts with a mid-shot of an indigenous person. There a series of shots of subjects in a village and a series of panning shots of a village, villagers and the surrounding landscape.
(7.40 to 08.08) European couple use the ferry to cross the river with their car alongside several African men.
(08.08 to 10.18) Panning/tilting shots of Lake Tanganyika and surrounding scenery. This is followed by shots of Ankole cattle grazing amongst termite mounds and herded by local farmers. The sequence ends with a shot of a European woman and car overlooking the landscape.
(10.18 to 11.21) This is a sequence of a lake steamer moored at a jetty. African workers are loading and unloading goods from it. View from the boat of a passing Mississippi-style steamer. A small barge full of young African men is moored to the steamers’ side.
(11.21 to 14.25) This is a series of shots from the boat of the river, on deck, and of various waterfalls and rapids. The sequence ends with a group of Europeans sat at the top of the waterfall.
(14.25 to 14.52) Tourists and African guides make their way uphill from the waterfall to the lakeside where they meet the steamer and board it.