Balmoral Apartments

Kololi Road, near the Senegambia Strip, Kololi, Gambia | Villa
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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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... really say I am a millionaire (I wish!!) Our leaders had to take out $15 million francs to pay for our accommodation etc. I can tell you it sure adds up to a wad of bills! You need a separate purse (a wallet would be too small) to carry it all...

Moving to the Big Smoke

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin

Banjul Calling!

So it's now day 6 here in The Gambia and I'm still playing catch up on this blog malarkey!

So while I could probably dedicate a blog too each day if I tried ***********'t be that cruel to you all.
Instead I shall try and summarise......

Friday - settled down in our great guesthouse/hostel and met a brilliant English couple called Tom & Kerry (Tom&Jerry to remember), these guys have been in The Gambia for 3 months ...

What an excellent holiday!

A travel blog entry by mothman

... For taxi We spent 250D with backbacks to get from Banjul to Bakau, and same again to get from Bakau to Senegambia - I think it is possible to do cheaper, but with all our stuff we couldn't be bothered to have a too lengthy discussion! Both destinations about 20 mins away by car.

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 ...

Great place

A travel blog entry by mothman

... and July 22 square can all easily be visited within minutes and no need for a local guide. Yes, the bumsters can be a bit annoying, but they are just trying to offer a service for those that may need. We stated where we were going, said they were wasting their time being with us and we wouldn't pay, and we were fine! However one did tag along one morning and showed us the commercial port, fish smoking areas etc in about 2 hours. We could not have seen this on our ...

Brufut Woods

A travel blog entry by howiegt

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After Tanji it was on to the well-known birding spot at Brufut Woods. The road to Brufut is bumpy to say the least but we got there easily thanks to Bully's driving.

As with all woods, Brufut could be in danger from its accessibility to provide firewood for the locals, but JJ (as he did at Tujering) explained to the machete wielding children ...

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This villa, located on Kololi Road, near the Senegambia Strip, Kololi, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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