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

RAIN FOREST SUNSET (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Rain forest sunset, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Cameroon)
Sunset on the African rainforest (Cameroon).

"Sono i piccoli spiriti della foresta, li incontri la sera dopo il tramonto, quando fa buio, quando c'è il vento. Spiriti che a volte assumono l'aspetto di scimmie o di elefanti. Altre volte sembrano persone come tutte le altre, ma non è così. Non sono animali, e neanche esseri umani. Non più..."

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


Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).



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=76       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 21:17.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).