Category: Overland

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Military on parade

Gambia Street Celebration

Out of pure luck I’m in Banjul for a massive celebration, a great chance to get out on the streets. People are bursting with happiness and pride, and even the Police are happy to...

I thought this looked very Jurassic Park 8

Around Banjul

I’m told the road on the South bank of the mighty Gambia River is under construction and to expect huge delays, so I opt not to catch the small ferry across at either Georgetown...

A Chimpanzee with young baby 5

Georgetown and The River Gambia

Further along the North bank of the Gambia River I come to a ferry crossing over to an island that contains Georgetown, a large town full of slave-trade history. I find beautiful camping right...

A closeup on one Wassu Stone Circle 2

The Wassu Stone Circles

I make my way East along the North Shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw huts, and a lot more...

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