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The Gambia Part 1 : Too Much Toubab

Coming into Banjul was a bit of a culture shock. Firstly there were hundreds of advertising hoardings. Sampson found it surprisingly difficult to drive at first, he was so overwhelmed by them. 2,723 more words

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Gambia News | Women Dissidents

Six women charged as Gambian authorities crack down on growing dissent
  • The six were among at least 25 arrested in Banjul for protesting the prosecution of some 45 members of the United Democratic Party (UDP).
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new banjul

Hustle and tussle in the city of bigger dreams.  Tiny as a dime is to a dollar, but huge, as the dime glitters of pure carbon sparkle.  49 more words

The Route Johannesburg to St Helena Airport

Firstly the confirmed route from O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to St Helena (See Image below). This route will be operated by COMAIR (with reportadly a British Airways Livery) each Saturday, however once a month this will go on from St Helena to Ascension Island before returning to Johannesburg via St Helena on the Sunday. 128 more words

Gambian holidays and final goodbyes...

It was the first time, in 28 years, that I was spending my Christmas holidays without my family, in a foreign country. I must say I really enjoyed the experience! 594 more words

Travel testimonial: The Gambia

There is a land not so far away

Where the scene is the shore on a golden beach

Where the rivers flow with the forest in a thousand creeks… 473 more words

Travels In Africa

Cultural immersion 101 "If you know how to twerk, you don't need toilet paper"

It has now been a little over a week since I’ve left home. In just seven short days, PC staff have become my mentors, current PCVs have be been my inspiration, and my fellow trainees have become my family. 338 more words

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