Tranquility Residence

Tranquil, Gambia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tranquil

American Viewer’s Discretion is Advised

A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker


... everything they have. Sometimes, showing love and compassion to others is really all it takes and it is disappointing that a lot of people cannot even do that. While I do see that not all people in this world are good people, which scares a lot of us into acting a certain way or believing certain things. However, I do not think that this is an excuse for not treating people with respect and kindness. These ...

Weather, Bugs, and Food Galore

A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker


... Oh goodness! I am fortunate enough to be here during the end of the dry season so it is not humid or extremely hot. According to the weather forecast, yesterday around 2 pm it was 94 degrees and felt like 115 degrees. However, it really didn't feel that hot because there is a lot of shade and there is a wonderful breeze all of the time. Don’t get me wrong, it is still really hot but it is not miserable.


Tropical Permaculture Plant List

A travel blog entry by cpricci


... fencing as it is poisonous and not eaten by livestock, milky latex can cause blindness if it gets in your eye. Cassava* (manioc, tapioca), a staple here, is also in this family
Bamboo (Poaceae [grass family]) Around 92 genera and 5,000 species of bamboo worldwide; here I'll note Corn*, Millet*, Sorghum for ...

Beach Days

A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... and it's louder than any construction site could hope to be. These guys love reggae, especially African reggae like Lucky Dube and Alpha Blondy. As always, Chris's iPod gets a lot of air time too. It's interesting because most do not understand english. They are very faithful Baye Fall, a branch of Sufi Islam, and don't seem to identify much with Selassie, or Rastafari. But good music is good music, and the vibe is right.

We are planning a ...


A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... sleep! They did, to their credit, play reggae. It was just that they play it all sped up and throw in a bunch of annoying sound effects. It could be worse. The next morning it was off to the beach. Our new friend Papa came along. He and his mother live at Mame Diarra's and he has proven to be a great playmate for both Samson and Franklin. Yousouf showed us down the sandy road to an awesome stretch of beach. I felt ...


This hotel, located in Tranquil, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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