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  • Kongou Falls, Gabon

    Kongou Falls, Gabon

    When Hollywood producers of the most recent Tarzan blockbuster wanted to film in an achingly exotic land, full of dense equatorial jungle, fast flowing … View Post
    Tassi Camp, Loango National Park

    Tassi Camp, Loango National Park

    A night at the Tassi Camp, ensconced in the wildest depths of Gabon's Loango NP is a must to truly appreciate "Africa's last Eden." View Post
    Tracking Western Lowland Gorillas, Gabon

    Tracking Western Lowland Gorillas, Gabon

    Less polished than its East African peers perhaps, but visiting the lowland gorillas in the unique bio-diversity of Loango National Park, Gabon, is an … View Post
    Lowland Gorillas, Loango National Park, Gabon (2 min film)

    Lowland Gorillas, Loango National Park, Gabon (2 min film)

    Recently habituated, Loango’s lowland gorillas are a rare and little known opportunity to visit these amazing creatures. View Post
    Loango National Park – Getting There

    Loango National Park – Getting There

    Just getting to Gabon's Loango National Park is half the adventure. Read my experiential guide right here... View Post
    Loango National Park, Gabon

    Loango National Park, Gabon

    Equatorial jungle, Lowland gorillas, forest elephants, white sandy beaches and 'surfing' hippos. Gabon's Loango NP is my definition of luxury travel. View Post
    Ganvie Stilt Village, Benin

    Ganvie Stilt Village, Benin

    Built to escape the marauding Fon warriors of the 16th century, today the stilt village of Ganvie, in the middle of Lake Nokoue, still … View Post
    Dahomey Palaces, Benin

    Dahomey Palaces, Benin

    A deadly female guard of "Amazons" once protected the Dahomey King's Palaces. Visiting today is all a lot easier... View Post
    In Search of Followers:  Voodoo Festival, Allada

    In Search of Followers: Voodoo Festival, Allada

    The Allada Voodoo Festival in Benin is a colourful and orchestrated affair... View Post
    Voodoo Festival, Benin

    Voodoo Festival, Benin

    The annual Voodoo Festival held across Benin on 10th January is a spectacle of religion, mysticism and animal sacrifice. View Post