Annelies Hickendorff

Annelies Hickendorff

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Annelies Hickendorff set first foot in Gabon during an Africa Overland trip in 2006. In a 20-year-old Landcruiser she drove more than 25,000 km from her hometown in the Netherlands to reach South Africa. This journey gave her a passion for Africa in general and Central Africa in particular: the dense tropical rainforests, exceptional natural beauty and mystic peoples put a spell on her and she has been returning to the region ever since. Annelies has been working in communications in several Sub-Saharan countries and has a keen interest in the link between environment and development.

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Interview with Annelies Hickendorff

We chat to Annelies Hickendorff, author of our new Gabon guide, about her tips for visiting the West African country and tells us her own tale of irresponsible travel.