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THE GAMBIA


Location - West Africa; Capital - Banjul; Population - 2 million; Currency - Dalasi

I entered Gambia in the east at Basse Sante Su, north of Velingara in Senegal, in May 2003.

 

gambnoteThe Gambian Dalasi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb1The market town of Basse Santa Su

 

 

gamb2The river Gambia at Basse Santa Su

 

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gamb3Hotel grounds at Georgetown, also known as Jangjang-bureh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb6The ancient Lamin Koto stone circle close to Georgetown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb8There's not a lot to see in Serekunda, though the market's good to wander through

 

 

gamb9Kololi beach on the Atlantic coast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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gamb11Bijilo Forest Park is on the edge of Kololi, running alongside the coast

 

 

gamb12A vervet monkey at Bijilo Forest Park, Kololi

 

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gamb10kolFurther south of Kololi is Kotu beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb14The crocodile pond at Abuko Nature Reserve - they must be hiding..

 

 

gamb15Spot the red colobus monkey, Abuko Nature Reserve

 

 

gamb16Kachikaly crocodile pool, at the coastal town of Bakau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb17Mingling with the crocodiles at Kachikaly, Bakau

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gamb18Arch 22 was built to celebrate the 1994 military coup, Banjul

 

 

gamb20Looking out over Banjul from Arch 22

 

 

gamb19Banjul's port area, where the Gambia river meets the Atlantic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LINKS

www.visitthegambia.gm - Gambia tourist board

www.hiddengambia.com - I don't have any knowledge of this travel agency but they have a good overview of the country

 

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