African Village Hotel

Address: 98 Atlantic Boulevard, Bakau, Gambia | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 98 Atlantic Boulevard, Bakau, is near IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum), Sandaga, Pink Lake (Retba), and Parc National du Delta du Saloum.
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      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Bakau

      Come Rain or Shine

      A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jun 05, 2014

      3 photos

      ... to what the teacher is saying when there are lizards crawling all over the place, huge birds fighting in the tree above, those same birds pooping and dropping uneaten fish heads on the students, and mangoes falling from the branches. Aside from that, when the rain comes, there is not a place to teach all of the students so the program is temporarily placed on hold. Starfish is working on building a classroom, but ...

      The Gambia Experience

      A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on Jan 25, 2014

      7 photos

      ... flies, and some of the fruit and vegetables were rotten and were festering quietly in the sun. Numerous stray cats and chickens roamed around and the whole effect was decidedly insalubrious.

      The Brits all congregated together near a small bar selling soft drinks (no beer in this predominantly Muslim area) and stood together as one. The guide said “You have 20 minutes before you have to be back on the bus… or we could give you an ...

      The Secret Siné-Saloum: Land of the Baobab Tree

      A travel blog entry by landylove on Feb 24, 2013

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... about an enormous peanut based products factory paid for with Chinese dosh which is opening in the Ndinguairaye in the Saloum where ‘Les paysans ne se contentment plus de cultiver et de vendre leurs récoltes.’ Le Soleil says that the factory will give humans that thing which I do not understand called work and will make sure that there are more researchings in to the wonders of the all singing and all prancing peanut. ...

      My Gambian Experience

      A travel blog entry by abu.bashir on Jan 31, 2013

      34 photos

      ... resort; something we daren't do in Johannesburg or Nairobi. Tourists seem to freely interact with locals than I have seen anywhere else in sub-Saharan Africa.


      There seem to be a lot of taxis and local minibuses around. Taxi drivers actively solicit for trade and are quite competitive which works out to the advantage of the customers. Contrast this with Sierra Leone where customers have to literarily beg and offer to pay more to be transported. The ...

      Dashing through the sand...

      A travel blog entry by helpingsenegal on Jan 24, 2013

      16 photos

      Happy new year 2013!!! Meilleurs Voeux et bonne heureuse année !

      4 months of my life have now been spent living in Senegal, yet this country doesn't fail to vex, amaze and surprise me. Just the other day Amee & I went for a bike ride down a deserted track to find a beautiful but rugged, empty expanse of beach where we flew the kite Amee’s dad sent and gobbled up some locally grown bananas. It’s the precious instances like this that stick in ...