Our local experience in The Gambia

Since the children left home, Jeremy and I have always had our holiday abroad in the winter to get some much-needed winter sun. We did the usual Canaries and a trip to the Caribbean. But we were really after a more local experience and not too long a flight. Destination Gambia! After looking everywhere, we […]

Birds, look no further than Gambia

The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa, but despite that, it’s a great country for birds, as it has a wide range of habitats in a relatively small area. Footsteps is an ideal base for exploring the coastal region. If you visit in or around February, as I have,  it’s likely that one of […]

Gambia yoga review by Karen Calder

Gambia yoga review – I have been lucky enough to run 2 yoga retreats in this little gem of an eco-lodge. The place and the people had such an effect on me that on my first visit I cried when I left! The accommodation is wonderful, simple, comfortable and spotless. The Yoga Shala is beautiful […]

My-Gambia visits Footsteps

I first heard of Footsteps Eco Lodge around five years ago. Remembering it because I think its a strong symbolic name. In 2017 a team of architects came to The Gambia to research its buildings and made a list of places we wanted to visit, My-Gambia knew just where to take them! We were very […]

My Gambia Birding Holidays

My Gambia birding holidays, guest blog by Chris Prince Photography Yes, there have been more than one, have produced memories too numerous to mention. Here are three of my favourites and if you would like to see more just click on my name above. Snowy-crowned Robin-chat My wife and I have been to The Gambia […]

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 […]

But it was Comfy

I love the old E Class Mercs and they just seem to go on forever, regardless of what may fall off or cease to function along the way. In their distinctive green and yellow livery, these timeless classics make up around sixty per cent of the tourist taxi fleet in The Gambia. E Class Mercs […]

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