SURFING HIPPOS? In western Gabon at Loango National Park, hippos surf perfect waves. This little slice of ecotourist heaven is also home to whales, giant sea turtles and eles that casually walk the beach.
Jen Johnson was one of the first to send tourists to Loango in collaboration with various conservation groups in an effort to forge ahead with ecotourism in what is coined "Africa's last eden." Let 11.7 help you find your way there.