Tranquility Residence

Address: Tranquil, Gambia | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Tranquil, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Tranquil

    Day 5

    A travel blog entry by jmallbut on Dec 13, 2014

    ... Bryan and and I helped to peel the vegetables, sitting on little stools on the verandah - the stuff dreams are made of! Dulling is ground nut oil. Into this went the fish to be deep fried, then the potato, bitter tomato, chilli , aubergine and the onions and pepper. These had been ground in a large pestle and mortar by Isatou. Then water was added, with tomato paste, spices and jimbo. Smoked fish heads were added for flavour and then removed. The rice ...

    Day of departure

    A travel blog entry by jmallbut on Dec 09, 2014

    ... for the week. Ten was a founding member of the NTF. Andrew had approached him in his Tourist Guide office just outside the hotel ten years ago and asked to see the real Gambia. Ten took him to his village Penyem and NTF was born. First job with Andy was to change money and buy water. Changed money at a kiosk/shop outside of the hotel. Andy bargained for the exchange rate and we came ...

    Beyond the Classroom

    A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jun 01, 2014

    4 photos

    ... t understand what they were saying, but it was very entertaining and I could tell everyone really enjoyed it. Not only did we say "See ya later" to the volunteers, we also said “welcome to the world” to three babies this week! One was born a few months ago to Yassin's family friend and taxi driver who had been desperately wanting the family to come and visit his home. One was born a week ago to one of the mentor’s family. And one was born ...

    Tropical Permaculture Plant List

    A travel blog entry by cpricci on Feb 20, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... garden, I am trying to highlight the raised beds built of coppice wood. There are also sunken beds for starting seeds in the dry season. Paths are mulched with sawdust. The garden is about two acres and is only half planted at one year old. All trees are coppiced and managed intensively. There is even an olive ...


    A travel blog entry by avrotondi on Feb 15, 2014

    3 comments, 11 photos

    ... I should hold his hand, or tells him to come stay with them for a while and rest. We finally made it to the clinic and NDoumbe was in her office. She is a lovely lady who made an effort to speak slowly and clearly with me in French. She said I am welcome to come anytime, even during the next week when she would be away. She introduced me to her assistant Fidel who would be in charge in her absence. She said she does general health ...