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A Cotton Trail Adventure in The Gambia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I have just returned from a trip upriver in The Gambia with my husband. The time before this we visited Footseps ecolodge, we heard about a new tour arranged called The Cotton Trail. Over the next year, we decided we’d like to do the tour and booked the first guest spot on it. We knew that Ethical travel portal and Linda had done a lot of planning, more than we...

AFNOW helping the Community of Gunjur in The Gambia

AFNOW (Abubakarr Siddique Foundation for the Needy and Orphan Welfare) in Gunjur, The Gambia. The organization is locally based, and help those who need it the most. It is always a delight to visit and support local organizations in the communities where we are sending our travellers. AFNOW is one of those organizations, located in Gunjur to help the people in their own village. The organization is run by local volunteers...

How To Make Domada | Gambia

Domada is the mouthwateringly tasty national dish of Gambia. Fortunately for me, I've had a fair few portions of this dish. Sometimes I've had it served to me and others I've enjoyed from Ida Cham´s homecooking class alongside our travellers. Especially when travellers with the organization Heartlift when travelled with ETP. If you are to learn the dish, take good note as the incredible Ida will only teach you once....

Getting Your Visa The Gambia

Depending on your nationality you may or may not require a visa for the Gambia.   Visit The Gambia without a Visa? If you are from the following countries you can obtain a 90-day visa on arrival: Great Britain, Australia, Canada and certain countries in the European Union (E.U.). If you are from the E.U. find out here if you’re eligible for a 90-day visa on arrival. Members of commonwealth countries do not require...

Weather To Go Gambia

The Gambia boasts a subtropical climate and throughout the year the country is filled with plentiful of sun. It’s also been noted that throughout the year the temperatures average between 29-34 degrees Celsius. There are also two clear seasons which are the dry and wet season. It’s noted that the wet season runs from July- September and the dry season runs from October-June.   Wet Season  July: During this month the beginning of...