Gabon Things to Do

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Gabon Things to Do

  • Gold panning

    Well, in the forest, one of my jobs was exploration, and among this was exploration for minerals. Here you see Hilaire and a colleague panning river sand, and sometimes we even found gold. Not a big lot, but these were indications for possible further work. There are places where you can find gold everyime you wasdh 10 liters sand, not a lot, but...

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  • Hygiene: enjoy the morning shave

    well, at the base camp I used to shave, to have a "clean" look and to feel well; in the forest I could not enjoy the use of a mirror and I did not shave. . . . , but I had to wash every day and even during the day (picture2). Walking in the water for hours makes yor feet sensitive to mycoses and even cuts from the stones, so do not forget to wash!...

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  • Religion in Lambarene

    Religion in LambareneChristian and Muslims appear to live in peace in this part of Africa. Well, these religions are a bit mixed up with animism, but the protestant Church of Lambarene seems very strict for an African one; The mosquee looks poor and it would not surprise me if this is an old church transformrd into a mosquee. Anyway, on the streets...

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  • Visit Lambarene hospital

    It is midnight Dr Schweitzer. . . title of a movie and a book. Midnight of August the 4th 1914, beginning of WWI. Dr Schweitzer a German citizen at the time had established a hospital in Lambarene in the beginning 1900's. As a german citizen he was put in prison by the french military at the first minute of the war. . . . He was also a protestant...

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  • Go on hilltops

    Usually, in the forest you do not have a chance to have broad views over the landscape. on the top of the hills you may see further, specially if many trees have been cut by the foresters (plunderers in many cases). The trees here separated from their direct environment show their majestuous shapes.

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  • Fishing on the Noya river

    The base camp was located near the Noya river , a tributary or the Mitemboni river delineating the border between Gabon and eaquatorial Guinea. The tides are still perceptibles in this area and big fishes from the estuary come there. On good days you may make godd catches.technique: a fishing cane, a good rappala, and let it go fro the slowly...

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  • La Lopez national park

    This is one of the easiest parks to get to as you can take the train. Once there you may see elephants, monkees and gorillas. however, in the half day safaris you don't actually get to see much of the park (about 5%) so you need more than a weekend to get deeper into the park to really see anything. An interesting part is a walk in the jungle with...

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  • Nyonié reserve and elephant...

    Nyonié reserve and elephant seight-seeing toursThe Nearest place of Libreville for safari. The boat leaves Michele Marine at 9 am on Saturday and arrive at 4pm on sunday. The safari include a 4 yours tour by 4X4 in the jungle and the savannah on Saturday and a hiking tour with a guide on Sunday morning (5:00 am to 8:00 am:-)What you will see?...

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