Travel Blogs from Serekunda, Gambia

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buguma nibi, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

buguma nibi

A travel blog entry by adminor

... workshop and its planning we'd really shared substantial, real benefits with the students in Voice. Our experiences in The Gambia are often frustrating and confusing, and in the often overwhelming swarm of evidence of poverty and lacking public services ...

buguma nibi, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

buguma nibi

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... workshop and its planning we'd really shared substantial, real benefits with the students in Voice. Our experiences in The Gambia are often frustrating and confusing, and in the often overwhelming swarm of evidence of poverty and lacking public services ...

nungi fi...but not exactly jama rek, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

nungi fi...but not exactly jama rek

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... , black. The night club, like many businesses in the area, is owned by what is a sort of Lebanese refugee elite in the Gambia. From a couple vague comments we've heard, it seems they stand out in the society to a certain extent, which is renowned for its ...

A New Country, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

A New Country

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... read that Gambian roads were worse than Senegal roads so much so that you would travel in Senegal to get between points in the Gambia. This truth quickly became apparent. Huge potholes forced us to drive half on, half off on the dusty shoulder for much of ...

Mozzies, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Mozzies

A travel blog entry by kally563

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... to the wonderful oasis of a Shell station and an ATM. Hurray! Our financial woes at bay, we caught a cab to a brick factory in Serekunda. It was more a bunch of people chillin' outside with batiks than a factory, and we're not sure we were in the right ...

Travel, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Travel

A travel blog entry by kally563

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Our tour and travel through the Sine-Saloum Delta began only 40 minutes late this morning. Not bad. Jimmy met us down by the water and saw us into a boat with a driver and French-speaking guide. We made a quick stop about five minutes away from town for ...

Introduction Reading for Day 2, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Introduction Reading for Day 2

A travel blog entry by mafoley

... after-school job is not typical. If there are no responsibilities to attend to, you have a free afternoon to enjoy, and The Gambia is a great place to while away an afternoon. Younger brothers, sisters, and cousins will be playing in the compound or in ...

Introduction Reading for Day 4, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Introduction Reading for Day 4

A travel blog entry by mafoley

... seem a bit like exercises out of a workbook), it was important context for understanding the current form of government... Gambia has a history of centralized rule; it was a province under a couple strong empires, including the Songhai empire. Vassals ...

10 ridiculous things a day, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

10 ridiculous things a day

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... had decided Monday afternoon, having completed our first days of classes and generally feeling like experienced tubabs, to go to the Serekunda market by ourselves for some fabric. Initially the experience was a relatively smooth one, but as we took longer ...

Past the smiles...out and about in the Gambia, Serekunda to Tijuring, Gambia travel blog

Past the smiles...out and about in the Gambia

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... children running alongside you shouting adorable hellos. Che Guevera motorcycled through South America to tour a culture...biking 10-15 miles from Serekunda can't be that much different, can it? Now, resting after the ride, I am a bit sunburnt and tired, ...

Happy Koriteh, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Happy Koriteh

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... only the first day of Koriteh. The next day had to start a little slower, as one might expect, but a trip to the Serekunda market, where people are often at their pushiest and shortest (this was where I was conned, after all), proved that people really ...

the makings of a feminist, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

the makings of a feminist

A travel blog entry by adminor

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... run into at the university, sometimes seem very interested in progressive, Western ideas, and will happily give examples of Gambia embracing these. This might make Westerners more comfortable here, but we would be stupid, even in a university classroom, ...

Stressful departure from Gambia, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Stressful departure from Gambia

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... our incident at Banjul with disgust and everyone is concerned asking more details and apologising dearly. Despite this negative experience, the Gambia makes an incredible effort to improve itself and its people have an incredible heart. It does have its ...

Tropical thunderstorm and some 4x4 in deep puddles, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Tropical thunderstorm and some 4x4 in deep puddles

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... ive seen in the wild. I hand-wash some of our clothes in the morning to prepare for the deep depths of the Jungle in Gambia. Its off to Georgetown, also know as (Jangjang-bureh) about of the way into the country. Its still the wet season and thus its ...

Гамбия, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Гамбия

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Расходы – завтрак 1000 САФ, супермаркет – 25200 САФ, ...

Гамбия, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Гамбия

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Расходы – виза Гвинеи Биссау 360 далласи, ...

Гамбия, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Гамбия

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Расходы – 2900 даласи на визу Сьерра Леоне, ...

Гамбия, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Гамбия

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Расходы – ночевка 10 евро, дизель1505 даласси, ...

Гамбия, Sukuta, Gambia travel blog

Гамбия

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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С утра решил задержаться еще на день и ...

My last few days in the gambia, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

My last few days in the gambia

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

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... in almost every conversation. We definately made the best of our time together, plenty of beach times, dinners(best indian in the gambia!), shopping for friends and family, getting to sit in on one of jori's classes, packing, and writing each other ...

THE GAMBIA!, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

THE GAMBIA!

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

Here i am... yeah im here. Crazy when i think that 24hours ago, i was in london. the flight was terrible... imagine a southwest plane colored in "first choice airlines". This plane has to be from the 80s. I was sat right next to the bathroom and i ...

Serekunda.... But not for long, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

Serekunda.... But not for long

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

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... I will be for the next 7days. Hope all is well, With LOVE! The next seven days: Jori and i will be leaving from Serekunda early AM tomorrow(tuesday 18th), Were traveling by bush taxi east to Georgetown (JangJang-bureh). Were trying to get there around ...

aus dem naehkaetzchen, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

aus dem naehkaetzchen

A travel blog entry by asci

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... pro Tag reinbutter, sonst waere ich eventuell nich so willkommen, ich hab da n bisschen eingebautes misstrauen... Fuer Ueberraschungen ist Gambia immer gut. Die erste Nacht hier habe ich in einem zimmer verbracht in welchem ich auf einer kleinen Matratze ...

The Smiling Coast, Serrekunda, Gambia travel blog

The Smiling Coast

A travel blog entry by chrlttzmmrmn

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Though Banjul is the capital, Serrekunda is the largest city in Gambia.  It is a very short, 13 dalasi taxi ride from Banjul.  We visited the batik factory, but it wasn't exactly an operational factory.  Women stood outside a vacant ...

racking my memories, Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

racking my memories

A travel blog entry by furbyx4

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serakunda http://www.senegambiahotel.com/ Bwiam wrestling - Serrekunda East Park Arena Banjul Julbru Abuko Nature Reserve - lamin Brikama Wood Carving Centre ...

"Home" - Okay fine, Serekunda

A travel blog entry by jkosmides

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... to my own home. Jori's words: The next day we finished off the last five hours of the trip heading back home to Serekunda. We stopped at a famous wood-carver's market in Brikama, where Justin picked up some nice keep-sake's and walked back into ...

DIVING INTO DAKAR , Serekunda, Gambia travel blog

DIVING INTO DAKAR

A travel blog entry by bellag

St Louis saw us off in style...stormy style...it was extremely impressive but kept us up all night until our departure to Dakar. Didn't quite get that our bus LEFT in 4 hours instead of TAKING for hours and so it made for an extra looooong slog to the ...

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