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> Does anyone have any information about the Gambia?
post Jan 9 2007, 03:11 PM
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Iwill shortly be moving to the USA from the UK and before I do, I want to travel one last time. The flights to Africa from the states are just way too high and I've found a really cheap flight to the Gambia. I'll only be spending a week there but does anyone have any information about what there is to do? accommodation etc? I will be travelling on a buget so expensive hotels are a no no for me. Thanks smile.gif
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post Jan 10 2007, 10:11 AM
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Hey there! I've never personally been to Gambia, but have done a little reading on it. I also found one travelog about a week's cycle trip through which I didn't get a chance to go thoroughly through, but there may be info that would be useful to you.Gambia travelog

What were you hoping to do during your week there? There are some very lovely sandy and picturesque beaches if you just want to relax. There are a few wildlife parks with some pretty amazing animals to be seen; Abuko Nature Reserve and Kiang West Nt'l Park as well if your into wildlife. Banjul looks like a pretty major town for the area and is said to have cool markets and really inspiring architecture. You can also go upriver from Banjul, stopping at places like Juffure (said to be the homeland of Alex Haley, writer of the amazing book "Roots"), James Island, Tendaba and Wassau, which all seem very interesting. Well, check it out b/c it looks like a trip upriver could be very rewarding.
Hope that helps a little bit!


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post Jan 10 2007, 10:45 AM
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Haven't been but here is the CIAs World Factbook on where your going.

And another interesting site: Gambia There are some good answers here if you wanna do some reading.

Good luck!

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post Dec 4 2008, 12:38 PM
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Hello There, welcome..
You have made the brilliant choice to come to the Gambia as your first time to Africa, I am sure this trip will make you love Africa and Gambia in general very much.
I am a Gambian boy, by name Dawda Bojang at the age of 20 yrs old, I live in Brikama town with my family..
I am up here to make good friends and I saw your message here, I would be glad to be friends with you while I tell you more about the Gambia before your arrival and if you dont mind, we can be friends?
I have e-mail the address is
Hope to hear you soon.
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post Nov 20 2009, 10:44 AM
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Hello everyone

I am Ousman from Gambia I am lot of information about my country if anyone love to know it you can let me know and I will tell you more about Gambia I am from there and I am living there with my family!!!!!!!!!
I will be so happy if I am giving information about my country. I hope you will all like it so much I wish I see you all in the smiling coast of Africa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

my email address is jattaousu@yahoo.com

and my msn is ous.o@hotmail.com
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