Bucket List 196: The Gambia!

 The Road Travelled   ·    Tales From The Gambia   ·    Photos

Country 35/196: The Gambia. Africa’s smallest mainland nation: this bizarrely shaped slither should not be avoided when roaming the Western part of the continent. Pristine beaches, an abundance of birdlife and easy links from Dakar make The Gambia a simple and worthwhile destination. Be aware that the locals can be extremely pushy, and I was followed by swindlers on many an occasion – be on your toes around the ‘tourist’ spots. Otherwise, relax and enjoy this idyllic ‘Second Jamaica’.

The Road Travelled

Tales From The Gambia

I Gambialieve My Luck

October 17th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I began my African adventure in earnest, as I went island and visa hopping around the Senegalese capital. This week, I attempt to intersect three extraordinary countries, as the road (and my T-shirt tan) worsens by the day. Day 8 – Serrekunda, The Gambia Welcome to The Gambia! Were the words of the…

Don’t be so Senegal

October 15th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Well, here we go. Welcome curious souls to my latest ridiculous escapade through foreign lands. Over the next three months (or eighty-two days to be exact), I plan on keeping you mildly amused with tales backpacking through Sub-Saharan Africa. From the emerging coastal capitals on the Atlantic to the vast deserted in-land nations of the…



Country: 35/196     Visited: Autumn ’19


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