Gamba is situated approximately 220 miles (354 kilometers) south of Libreville, the national capital.
To really immerse yourself in the Gabon lifestyle it's a good idea to explore the Gamba's surrounding area.
Shore fishing and wildlife watching are just a few of the low stress activities in the Gabon area.
Sometimes, the most rewarding vacation moments are waiting in local cafés and restaurants. Bushbutter and mangoes are some of the much-loved ingredients. Why not try manioc (cassava) or cooked bush meat? Both dishes are a common fare in this area. After the main course dishes are cleared away try the delicious baked banana. Visitors who are not used to drinking alcoholic beverages will can order coconut milk, a beloved drink in Gabon.
Getting your tongue around a little French can sometimes be all it takes to transform a simple vacation and a journey into the rich psyche the Gabon region. Why not say "Je viens de..." In English, this means "I come from..." Or try "Comment est-ce que vous vous appelez ?" (What's your name?).
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend your last Central African francs on last-minute mementos and say Au revoir / À bientôt to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the landscapes you've seen.