Hibiscus House

off Coastal Road, Brufut, Gambia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on off Coastal Road, Brufut.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hibiscus House Brufut

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Brufut

    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 ...

    American Viewer’s Discretion is Advised

    A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jun 06, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    As I have stated before, one of my favorite activities we do here at Starfish is the Multicultural Discussion. This provides us with a safe space to ask questions that we have on the other people's culture. Some of the things I have learned this week are life changing! I have learned that most of the people here have not seen very many wild animals. In fact, when we took a poll in the room, I had seen considerably ...

    The Arrival

    A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on May 19, 2014

    5 photos

    David, the co-founder's husband, was waiting for me at the airport, which was very small. He warmly greeted me with a hug and a smile and collected my bags. Lamin Village, the village I am living in, is only a few minutes from the airport so I did not get to see very much of the country. As soon as I arrived I was taken to my room to drop off my bags. My room is much smaller than an average dorm ...

    An adventure in The Gambia

    A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid on Feb 12, 2014

    19 photos

    ... where all the tourists were sitting, I should have realised this was going to be "an experience" Well that old friend Health & Safety sprung to mind (see photo). This was definitely a Loo WITHOUT a queue.Back on board our truck for our next stop Lunch - this was at a local beach - Paradise Beach it was called, maybe not the most accurate of descriptions but it was clean and we were served a delicious lunch of fish, chicken and rice in African style Huts. There was time after lunch ...

    A Backpackers Guide to Gambian Healthcare

    A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin on Mar 31, 2013

    ... the family also do this and regularly are sent to buy medication at the pharmacy if the hospital has run out. - patients pay 50 dalasi (£1) per week for the bed and everything else is free except special tests such as ECG or CT scan Paediatrics I was based on the neonatal ward but they also have a malnutrition ward, general ward and clinic. -staffing is low on neonates with very few nurses. -most incubators have two babies in them -babies are given dextrose for fluids which is ...

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