Remembering Africa is a magical conjuring of the continent of old through the eyes of 33 explorers, adventurers, rogues, raconteurs, literary giants, celebrated scientists, and historical figures, invited to the campfire of memories by best-selling author and photographer Robert Vavra. A dazzling display of 160 images accompany this 624-page archive of fireside chats among those whose lives were molded by their African experiences, and whose intimate recollections forever enshrine captivating details of days long past.
Robert Vavra was born in California and lived there until he was twenty-three years old. In 1958 he went to Europe where he has since spent most of his time. One of the world's finest photographers, he provided the photographs for James Michener's Iberia, which became the number one New York Times best-seller. Vavra's 40 books, translated into eight languages, have sold more than 3 million copies. Vavra divides his time between his ranch near Sevilla, Spain, and the Kenyan Highlands. He lives in El Cajon, CA.