forest, Vera Plaine

A forest in Vera Plaine, thick with humidity, crawling with lianas, alive with birdsong, the chorus of crickets, and the swish of monkeys through the canopy.

Deep in a Gabon rainforest the humidity soars, the thick atmosphere choking a breeze barely perceptible in the tree-tops.  Elephants live here, and have possibly stood by with invisible stillness as I slip silently through the forest.  If I pause long enough, monkeys may stir in the canopy above.  Hornbills sail overhead, their hollow primaries churning the air like blades of a helicopter.  Cuckoo melodies drift light as feathers from high above, swallowed by armies of crickets hiding below.


One response to “forest, Vera Plaine”

  1. Good to see you are back out there with the camera. Cheers to you both.

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