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La Fheile Padraig (St Patricks Day)

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin


... country, Lauren had brought facepaint especially for the day, and had us covered in tricolours and shamrocks before we were out of bed. As soon as we arrived Drammens kids and his extended nephews, nieces and neighbours children demanded they be painted as well. So down Lauren sat and spread Irishness far and wide (The Gathering eat your heart out) and before long there were shamrocked Gambians all round the house.  It really was a ...

English Spoken Here!

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... Sheikh Professor Hammeh). Giant posters show him (notably more rotund than in pictures of him when he took power barely in his twenties) being adored by Gambian women, particularly in the context of them voting for him in a recent election. Going by the green T-shirts (with messages of support for the president) worn by the mostly young attendees, this was obviously a spontaneous gesture of support by (The?) Gambians.

The pace of life in The Gambia seemed ...

What an excellent holiday!

A travel blog entry by mothman

... I am 6ft 1 and the flights with Thomas Cook should not be legal. Crazy small legroom, luckily the person in front did not recline to much or I would not have survived!! They use same legroom for Greece flights as confirmed by air hostess. Apart from this flight was fine.

This was a brilliant trip, for a cheapish price in good accomodtaion with great people. Would highly recommend an independent trip to this country and Senegal. One of our best trips yet.

Great place

A travel blog entry by mothman

... we tipped him 1 and he was happy! Trip on ferry (20p) to Barra recommended and no need for guide, you can get a Pirogue back for about a 1 to speed things up. To Senegal border was 20 mins from Barra, we paid 4 for a cab. Across border in less than 10 mins, all very easy, if you want to do a day trip. However, you wont see much difference to Gambia, except the people speak French!

Would recommend walking to see the mosque after going to museum, that way ...

Birding at Tujering Wood

A travel blog entry by howiegt


Today's first birding spot was Tujering Wood. It was about a 40 minute trip down to Tujering, with JJ's trusty driver, Bully, looking after us well.
New species seen at Tujering:
Cordon Bleu, Little Grebe, Black Wood Hoopoe, Striped Kingfisher, Rufous Crowned Roller, Swallow-Tailer ...


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