It took just a few hours to fall in love all over again with this wonderful land and its friendly, generous people.

Enjoy our time in The Gambia from December 2013/January 2014 in pictures by clicking on the tabs above or links below

Things to do in The Gambia

  • Sunbathe all day
  • Drink freshly hand squeezed fruit juice on the beach
  • Enjoy a delicious plate of fresh cut fruit delivered to your sun lounger
  • Talk to everyone you meet, find a local you like and trust, then ask them to show you their town
  • Take a trip with Mandou to Reggae night at Dominos in Kotu
  • Wander to Sunshine Bar in Cape Point
  • Dance to the band at Doobidoo in Bakau
  • Organise a personalised trip to Makasutu - again Mandou or Solomon are the experts or ask at Sunshine Bar 
  • Get a boat and go fishing
  • Ride a horse on the beach
  • Walk to the Crocodile pool - then visit Calypso Bar at Cape Point to get up close and personal with the non-vegetarian crocodiles
  • Drink cocktails 
  • Drink JulBrew
  • Eat Gambian dishes often
  • Join in the fun when the bands turn the road into the dance floor at Happy Corner
  • Get the who and what's hot to do by asking other guests around your hotel - there will be people who know people - word of mouth is king! Gambians are very friendly - in The Gambia tourists can be friendly to each other too!

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Want to visit The Gambia?

What about combining it and play some Bridge in Africa?

Next trip planned for New Year sunshine - 30th December-6 January 2017

Play or Learn - beginners and experienced players most welcome

Contact Nicole to find out more.

A bridge trip in The Gambia promises days of sun and fun, and nights of dancing, organised bridge with masterpoints and prizes. You will make wonderful new friends and experience life as you might otherwise never know in the heart of West Africa.