Cruising mighty Oogué – Bootsfahrt auf dem Oogué

The largest, longest and most important river of Gabon is the Oogué. The Oogué river flows between its source in the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) and the estuary north and south of Port Gentil 1.200 km away, fed by many tributaries of which the Ngounié river is the most important. The Ngounié river runs parallel […]

Lambaréné – Visiting Albert Schweitzer – Zu Gast bei Albert Schweitzer

Lambaréné is situated southeast of Libreville on the banks of the mighty Oogué, the “Congo of Gabon”, before it branches out, feeding several lakes and flowing into the Atlantic Ocean in a giant delta 100 kilometres west near Port Gentil. The town lies in the middle of dense rainforest, just like in the times of […]

Lopé

We were lucky because the van actually brought us to Ndjolé without thrombosis, bruises or other injuries. At the market in Ndjolé, we had to accept the fact that there was no way how we could reach La Lopé by road on that very day, so we took a taxi to the train station a […]