Your Guide to the Trans-Gabon Railway

Your Guide to the Trans-Gabon Railway

The epic adventure that is the Trans Gabon Railway crosses the equator, travels through dense jungle and follows the vast Ogooué River to the … View Post
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
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
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
Kashgar Sunday Market, China

Kashgar Sunday Market, China

“Even before there was money, there was a Sunday bazaar in Kashgar.” View Post