Golden Beach Hotel

Address: Kombo Coastal Road , Bijilo, Gambia | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located on Kombo Coastal Road , Bijilo.
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      Travel Blogs from Bijilo

      Born Again

      A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jul 02, 2014

      4 photos

      ... of the compound, as do most of my favorite memories. Names are very important in The Gambia so the volunteers are given a naming ceremony in which names are chosen for them and are presented to the Starfish family representing being born into the culture. When names are chosen after people you know, it is like you become a part of their family. Since names are so important and I only had one choice, it was very difficult for me to decide what ...

      Let's Celebrate!

      A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jun 17, 2014

      2 comments, 3 photos

      ... then they sat in a room and gave the bride advice on marriage. Then, the bride came out and sat on a mat in the middle of the compound dressed in all white. After the ceremony she was sent off by her family to see her husband in another town. Therefore, you do not technically have to be in the presence of your husband to be married to him. I have a lot of questions about this like "does the husband get married to her at the ...

      Weather, Bugs, and Food Galore

      A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on May 23, 2014

      1 comment, 3 photos

      ... and yes, they also speak English. It is actually really cool because a lot of times they blend English with Wolof so you can catch some words of what people are saying. I learned how to great someone and how to respond when greeted to. Fortunately, most people speak English, but it is with a thick accent so it can still be difficult to understand. The food is amazing! For people who are not adventurous with their plate, ...

      An adventure in The Gambia

      A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid on Feb 12, 2014

      19 photos

      ... the port area.It was a fantastic day, everyone was so friendly. The Gambia may seem a poor country in the rural parts but it is certainly rich in culture and by the number of smiles we saw people seem very happy with their lot.A well needed shower and rest before dinner.We had a themed evening and it was "Tropical" dress code for dinner and as usual David got into the spirit of the evening, so too the bar staff.A nice restful day at sea tomorrow so I'll be sorting out the photos for this ...

      Day 5 The Funeral

      A travel blog entry by mclark65 on Apr 17, 2013

      Day 5 Had a touch of Banjul Belly, the thrupenny bits!.. Spent much of the day in bungalow. Apart from walking up for breakfast I didn't venture far, took some Imodium and watched bits of Thatchers funeral, did some hand washing. UK had invited me and Fatu to Dinner tonight and although Ill I didn't want to let him ...