The film shows a journey by train, boat and car by European tourists. It features swimming, cargo ships, and train rides.
(00.00 to 04.11) Sequence opens with a shot of a man using a film camera. This is followed by various sequences of people swimming, diving and having fun at an outdoor swimming pool.
(04.32 to 04.58) Short sequence shot from on-board a train in motion showing countryside, a large railway bridge, and views along the train shot from a window showing the other carriages and the locomotive at the head of the train.
(04.58 to 06.11) This part starts with footage of African men loading luggage into a car. This is followed by African men in canoes and boats, followed by footage of a location with loading cranes and cargo sheds. There is then a short section of footage of a small steam train passing by. The next shot is of a large red brick building with a sign reading Albertville and cargo ships in the background followed by footage of pedestrians and cars.
(6.11 to 07.41) The sequence starts with footage of a steamship flying the French flag. The ship is named Albertville. Other ships are also present; one is named the Duc de Brabant. There is footage of ships travelling on the lake and of the lake side landscape. A woman with a baby enters a taxi with a sign on the roof reading Bukavu-Uvira.
(07.42 to 08.00) This is a sequence of a village showing Africans dealing with a European man and cargo.
(08.00 to 08.52) The footage is taken from the deck of the boat, showing stormy conditions, rough water and mountainous terrain.
(08.53 to 09.25) Warehouse shed at the pier, multiple people unloading cargo and packing the car with luggage. The sequence ends with a shot of a garden by the lake.
(09.25 to 11.43) A series of landscape shots including shots of volcanic landscape, hills, forest etc as well as European men and their car. There are several shots of signs including ones that read: Frontiere Du Ruanda - Ouganda. Shira-Mkono Wa Kushoto.
(11.43 to 13.16) The sequence is a shot from a car as it passes through a small town with a sign that reads The Equator. Northern Hemisphere. Southern Hemisphere. There are then a sequence of shots from the car of the road, a large building and a large town. There are more shots of a large river and road passing a village with many women porters carrying heavy loads.
(13.16 to 14.12) A mix of shots taken from a car passing through village and large town. The final sequence is of a colonial bungalow where Mr Binden is leaving the grounds in his car and a couple are playing with a dog and a camera in the garden.