Mansea Beach Hotel
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... to fill my tummy of delicious, fresh chicken. Maybe an hour or more
passes, but waiting for the chicken was worth it. The chicken is free
range, mouth watering, juicy and to top it off we splashed hot red
chilli Gambia sauce to bring the fire to our mouths. Eating with my
left hand bought back memories from other travels I've been on, and
remembering the reason not to use my right hand came back to me, as the
right hand is used for another thing, a toilet ...
... took us to our front door when requested. This may not seem much to westerners not used to the attitudes of commercial drivers in Africa, but an astonishingly huge plus for veteran African travelers. To top it up for Gambian taxi drivers, we witnessed a driver going off the main road into the a dirt tracked side road to drop a disabled passenger and our driver actually pulled up by the kerb to take an incoming call on his mobile; you'll be hard pressed to find drivers in the west ...
... and a notebook made with recycled paper at another project whose profits go to help young girls with their education. It turns out that our artist friends want to include the Gambia is Good site in their painting project.
All very interesting and really quite encouraging, despite the obvious poverty that was all around us. A smart very successful black African man from South Africa had an interesting observation: he saw a lot ...
... has just left meaning we have to wait for a good while to it to return. (it takes 45mins to cross).
While waiting the trouble begins. Just as we arrive and sit down to wait, some very smartly dressed young guys approach us sporting expensive looking watches, Jewellery and a customs officials ID card. Ive seen this dodgy situation before and instantly know what is going on. They’re corrupt officials ...
... local lads were playing on the beach, we were just in time to see the men coming in with the catch of the day and she was playing with the local kids in the sea.
the staff were incredible, they went out of their way to make sure erica was well take care of, making her fresh eggs in the morning and one woman brought her a handmade dress!
other highlights, our friend took us to ...