Gambia Blog

Captain fish

Captain fish | Welcome to our new series of blog posts about beach & boat fishing in The Gambia. I should say now that this and all future posts are 100% truthful and involve no embellishment whatsoever! I thought we could kick-off with The Captain fish AKA Threadfin. Probably my favourite in so much as […]

Birthday in Gambia

Celebrating my “significant” birthday at Footsteps. Birthday in Gambia | When my wife Sue, asked me whether I would like to have a party or go away for my 60th birthday, I replied without any hesitation, that I would like to spend it in The Gambia and more specifically at Footsteps Eco lodge. As things turned […]

Snowy-crowned Robin-chat

Welcome to the first in our Gambia Birdlife blogposts. Each week I shall talking about birds found in The Gambia and mostly at Footsteps. We will be publishing each Saturday so keep an eye open for Gambia Birdlife! The Snowy-crowned Robin-chat is one of my personal favourites. They’re not shy so will come right up […]

Gambia Cotton Trail

The Gambia is, of course, famous for its birding, nature and its beaches. But did you know that thirty years back it was also famous for its cotton production? Enter The Gambia Cotton Trail! A brief history of cotton in The Gambia Back then it was grown, harvested and sold at a fixed price per […]

Safety Measures for Covid19, Part 2

Safety measures part 2 | In our last blog post Safety measures for Covid19, we talked about the steps we have taken to ensure your safety whilst holidaying in The Gambia. We have a person responsible for compliance with Covid guidelines. And have taken all reasonable steps to make sure our guests and staff are […]

Safety measures for Covid19

Safety measures | in our last update we talked about when it may be safe to travel and holiday in The Gambia once more. Because of the current situation regarding Covid19, we made a decision to delay opening our lodge until January 2021. Our hope is that we will know by early December how The […]

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