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Photo gallery with soundscapes and quotes from the book The Forest Has You

THE GREAT WATERFALL (GABON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


The great waterfall, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Gabon)
Waterfall in the rainforest (Gabon).

"Day is almost breaking in the forest. Somewhere the brilliant blue snake of a river slithers. There are clouds resting on the hills, lakes as round as eyes."

Luis Devin, The Forest Has You. Story of an Initiation
Italian edition: La foresta ti ha. Storia di un'iniziazione
(Castelvecchi - LIT Edizioni)


Soundscape: river rapids and surrounding rainforest sounds.



Photo gallery about African Pygmies and the rainforest, with soundscapes from pygmy camps and the forest.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/rainforest-pygmies/photo-gallery.php?photo=3       Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka and the other Pygmy peoples live, is 13:16.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).