The Dunes Resort & Casino

beach of Kotu, Kololi, Gambia | 4 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Kololi

West Africa - not for the faint of heart

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo

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Moving to the Big Smoke

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin

... a rare combination of words for an Irishman)
But onto the real reason we had gone to Bakau -.....The Crocodile Pool !
A 4 metre deep pool with a dense covering of waterlilies and all encompassed by heavy vines and trees. Lazing about the pool side and taking in the midday sun were 28 Nile crocodiles grinning like Tony Blair, which was more than enough for us until we were informed there are more than a 100 in residence. Gambians believe a visit to ...

What an excellent holiday!

A travel blog entry by mothman

... to Akubo much cheaper! AKubo was ok, but if done Bijilo (monkeys) and Kachicaly (crocs), it is not so great. Guide at park was very knowledgeable though (100 D) and made the trip educational.

In summary this hotel is good for those wanting to spend time in hotel and have a semi-european style holiday. Not much local sightseeing, but plenty of bars and restuarants and beach good. There were far more kids here than the other places we ...

Great place

A travel blog entry by mothman

... off main street, so don’t get bumstered! You get to see local life and are greeted by people not expecting anything in return, very pleasant. We were not allowed in mosque as not muslim, but they seemed very apologetic!

We went to international football match Gambia v Algeria which was quite an experience, although result (1-2) was a shame. Took green taxi from Bakau for 50D, and tickets for 100D – we would recommened these over the 50D tickets ...

Brufut Woods

A travel blog entry by howiegt

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... a great opportunity for close video footage.

New species seen at Brufut:
African Green Pigeon, Klaas's Cuckoo, Scops Owl, Mottled Spinetail, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Greater Honeyguide, Greyheaded Bristlebill, Blackcap Babbler, Senegal Batis, African Paradise Flycatcher, Red-Bellied Paradise Flycatcher, Black-Necked Weaver, Lavender Waxbill ...

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This 4 star inn, located on beach of Kotu, Kololi, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent