Fajara Hotel

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Travel Blogs from Fajara

My Gambian Experience

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

34 photos

... of insurgents from some of the Jola people of Cassamance who are fighting for an indepent homeland from Senegal. The Jola people complain of unfair treatment and discrimination from the Senegalese government. One only has to visit the fishing village of Kafountine to witness the relative poverty and lack of development in the Jola areas. A number of the Jola people have retained their African Animist religion whilst the majority of the Senegalese and Gambian peoples are adherents of ...

At Sea between The Gambia and Ghana

A travel blog entry by gypsying on Nov 28, 2010

4 comments

... funded by some UK foundations concerned with sustainable tourism. The program trains a woman from a community, selected by that community. She comes and lives at the center for a long time – learns a lot and then returns to her community and trains the other farmers in what she has learned. As of now there are about 1000 farmers that have been trained, directly or indirectly, by the program and they have generated about $6million in sales. ...

English-speaking

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx on Nov 07, 2010

4 comments, 27 photos

We saw Baba again at 9am the next morning. His return home had not been planned so he had spent much of the night catching up with friends and family he had not seen in a long time. Today he wanted everyone to meet his new English friends who had brought him home. So we spent most of the day meeting his family and friends, all of whom were delighted to meet us. Demonstrations of ...

Time May Change Me, But I Can't Trace Time....

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray on Sep 17, 2010

6 photos

Week Commencing 13/09/2010

So after the trip to Dakar it was all about getting back into the last stretch of work... Piloting surveys and more importantly getting back up country so Mam Sireh can get into the communities and get the last few bits of data. However because of horrid timing, Mam re-started college and is now not available during the week and only rarely on weekends – What do I do? Do I just try and find someone else – say from SJFF or stick it ...

Waka Waka (Time for Africa)

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray on Jul 29, 2010

2 comments, 2 photos

So I am back in the big G after a very successful trip to Casamance and now as I feared I am here with information overload and again seem to have lost my way!! I have spent this week in the office trying to absorb the information collected and how that can be translated into my thesis! My other stumbling block is that I need to get back up-country into the communities and collect the rest of my data so I can start to put it all together and begin to analyse – ...

 

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