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

BATH IN THE FOREST (GABON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Bath in the forest, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Gabon)
Taking a bath in a rainforest lake, near a Baka camp (Gabon).

"Mezzora di marcia e siamo al torrente. L'acqua è scura, terrosa, tinta da foglie morte e radici di alberi che si decompongono. È come fare il bagno nella coca-cola..."

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


Soundscape: flowing river in the African rainforest.



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=84       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 00:47.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).