Thailand is called ‘the land of smiles’ because of how people treat you from the very first second you step out of the plane. Truth is nobody ever complains, at least in public. Everybody will help you, even those who don’t have to because it’s not their job.
Ask directions in the middle of any Thai city-center and you shall see by yourself. Politeness and kindness are so very important here. When someone can’t understand English, he or she will still manage to apologize for not being able to assist you. Some will also try to explain you the way by pointing in a direction and using body language, just in case you can use that information.
It’s fantastic; so rare in the world of today that you can hardly believe it. And that is the main reason why we, as foreigners used to such a different way of behaving in our societies, love this beautiful country. The life experience you shall find here has no equal in any other corner of the world, for sure.
Weather a Thai is rich or poor, young or old, cultivated or not, from a small coastal town or the big capital city, man or woman… it doesn’t really matter, for a Thai person will always try to make you feel at ease.
In Gabon, it might just be in a runway full of goats, dodging forest elephants walk home from the bar, or wandering in a crudely painted dancers celebrating that goes back hundreds of years. Outside Libreville westernized, almost everything is so accessible in Gabon, which has just been recently are already off the beaten path and in the midst of a whole new world. And if by chance you are traveling with a 4WD, mechanical, cash to burn and a French dictionary, which is required to have the adventure of a lifetime. Explore this land is not a walk in a national park. The lack of infrastructure and transport will take you on long trips and bumpy, and practically costs 20 dollars just by breathing the air in the dazzling capital, Libreville.
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But you’ll be amazed at what is shaping up to be the next best African ecotourism destination. With the appointment of President El Hadj Omar Bongo, of no less than 10% of the country’s land as national parks, closing down the carpenters and miners and their openness to travelers, conservationists and ecotourists – Now possible to explore endless white sand beaches, the primacy full of tropical rainforests, rolling plains and estuaries. Probably the most beautiful country parks, Loango National Park is located on the south coast of Gabon, and is recognized by – catch! – Surf hippos. The forests of Gabon are the East, where Ivindo National Park, with its own elephant camp residents and ecological and gorillas.
Fans of nature and wildlife will not be disappointed: long hours of walking will be rewarded with the sight of wild creatures in their own pristine environment. The experience will transport you to a time when Mother Earth – not humans – reigned in the country.