Gabon Local Customs

  • Ovono and his team
    Ovono and his team
    by kokoryko
  • Ikhoghu and Ovono
    Ikhoghu and Ovono
    by kokoryko
  • the gendarmerie
    the gendarmerie
    by kokoryko

Gabon Local Customs

  • Tough guys

    Usually you do not go alone in the forest, and it is not at all recommended. You even need to build a team, where each guy has his role to play and here on this picture is the "close gard" of my colleague Ovono. These important people are the "prospector", the foreman, the leader of the porters (who are not on this picture),the cook, the hunter,...

  • National day in Cocobeach

    I had to stay in the area of Cocobeach, which as it name tells is located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, north of the country, close to the Border otf Equatorial GuineaIt happened to be the 12th of March, National day of Gabon, and, as an "important person" the local prefect invited me to attend the parade.Interesting was that it was no...

  • Gabonese are very religious....

    Gabonese are very religious. Most people are catholics. I heard that sorcery and magic are commonly pratice too. I heard a lot of poisoning animal sacrifice stories. Wedding is still very important for them. Gabonese have a traditional way to see women. Women must stay at home, cook meals, be well-dressed (skirt and dress), raised their family...


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