Category: Wildlife

The windy red roads are mesmerizing 2

Out of Loango

Reluctantly I bid farewell and pry myself away from the paradise at Loango Lodge. It is a truly unforgettable place. The massive rains in the last couple of days have changed things considerably, though...

Camping at the abandoned research station 5

Lopé National Park Gorillas

The road winds along the banks and eventually crosses the boiling whitewater of the Ogooue River over a monster bridge. The town of Lopé is little more than a tiny general store and a...

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Marienburg Chimpanzees

NOTE: What I am doing here is very controversial. Interacting with the chimps is dangerous. Because we are genetically so similar, I could make them sick, and they could make me sick. Also, they...

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