Tranquility Residence

Tranquil, Gambia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tranquil

Let's Celebrate!

A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on Jun 17, 2014

2 comments, 3 photos

... while in another place" and "is there a physical way of knowing a person is married"? For example, in America people wear wedding rings in representation of their never-ending love and promise to one another for all people to see. I have always been interested in learning about the ceremonies of other cultures, especially the wedding ceremony.

Speaking of ceremonies, the volunteer Naming Ceremony is coming soon. I ...

Weather, Bugs, and Food Galore

A travel blog entry by thelabelmaker on May 23, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... travel! I have not had the same dish prepared more than once and I have mostly had chicken on the bone and rice. The meat is flavored and seasoned so nicely and it literally falls right off the bone. The weirdest food I have tried so far is cooked oysters. I am typically not a seafood eater at all, but I tried it anyway. It was actually pretty good once you get past the thought of eating a cute little sea creature ...

Tropical Permaculture Plant List

A travel blog entry by cpricci on Feb 20, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... genus Rhizophora, but see axonomy_and_evolution)
Ficus (Moraceae, genus Ficus) 850 species worldwide including figs, local giant varieties are true giants among giants
Neem (Meliaceae, genus Azadirachta)
Coffee* (Rubiaceae, Coffea robusta, ...

Beach Days

A travel blog entry by avrotondi on Feb 12, 2014

4 comments, 13 photos

... and mornings are cool with lows usually in the 60's. Lunch is served at around 2pm so we take our beach time most days from 10 or 11am to about 1pm. Lunch is followed by Franklin's nap and some quiet time for all of us. I am working on knitting a new hooded sweater for Samson, and Chris has been catching up on his blog (also on travelpod). I have gotten bolder in my use of the kitchen and have made popcorn, an Italian pasta dinner, and fried ...

Hotel Karone and In Between

A travel blog entry by cpricci on Jan 29, 2014

4 photos

... of people was living in it.
As we got past the smoking stalls we started to see piles of the finished product. These were literally mountains of fish waiting to be stuffed into bags and exported throughout West Africa. It was absolutely astounding. And all day there was more fish being brought to shore.
But this [short] drive was still not over. A minute after seeing all this, we were passing through what I can ...


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