Book review: Gabon by Annelies Hickendorff

It’s known as the land of the surfing hippo and one of West Africa’s mysterious and rarely visited countries.

Monday, 15th December 2014, 1:00 pm
Gabon by Annelies Hickendorff
Gabon by Annelies Hickendorff

One of the world’s most pristine eco-tourism destinations and 80 % of the country is swathed in dense rainforest and full of chimpanzees and mandrill troops.

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The author has visited since 2006 and just loves the place. I have just read the book and I do too as its so inspiring. Just need to save up now to go!

Gabon by Annelies Hickendorff, £16.99, www.bradtguides.com