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... travel! I have not had the same dish prepared more than once and I have mostly had chicken on the bone and rice. The meat is flavored and seasoned so nicely and it literally falls right off the bone. The weirdest food I have tried so far is cooked oysters. I am typically not a seafood eater at all, but I tried it anyway. It was actually pretty good once you get past the thought of eating a cute little sea creature ...
... which did the short hop to the island.
This island was in Portuguese, French and finally British hands at
different times and had a large fort built on it. Originally it was
used to hold the slaves before shipment abroad and was used for a
short while to stop the slave trade before being superceded by the
new fort at Banjul. Nowadays the fort is in ruins both as a result of
a French bombardment and the natural erosion of the river. In fact
... the owner watching the whole time looked horrified "you don't want anything?" At this stage we were too hungry and couldn't be bothered explaining that no portion size of nothing was enough to satisfy our appetite.
Restaurant No2: "The Aryan Enclave - a key member of the Fawlty Towers & Butlins Group"
-This is the largest (only) hotel in Banjul. It's a beach side complex with swimming pool etc. A lot ...
... mark where the route veers of the main highway and heads south west towards the Karanga border was full of potholes and the driver preferred to drive on the dirt by the side of the road. To our relief, the taxi took us right to the border thereby sparing us the short motorcycle taxi ride from the Karanga Gare Routiere. The border looked like a bazaar with hardly any sign of gates, walkways and large trucks which usually mark most land border crossings. Taxis ...
... their help to see our 220th species on our own - a Little Ringed Plover at the Sewage Works!!
We finished our final walk with plenty of time to pack and check-out by the usual 12 noon. Only 45 minutes later the hotel manager was telling us of an 8-hour delay to our flight and that we were allocated a room for the rest of our stay. So, no sooner had we got ready to leave we were back in shorts ...