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Gambia Travel Update

Gambia Travel Update

Gambia Travel Update. Update 28/9/20 | Update 30/9/20 | Update 9/10/20 | Update 15/10/20 | Update 24/11/20 Here we are with another update for you. The situation regarding Covid19, travel and our ability to manage the situation has changed daily. Decisions made on a Monday are invalid by Friday. It’s upsetting to change our plans …

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Gambia Weather

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The weather in Gambia is sub-tropical with sunshine all year long and temperatures that range between 29Β°C and 34Β°C. It has a dry season ( Late October to Mid June ) and a wet season, ( mid-June till October ). The most popular months for holidaying here are late October till mid-June. Below you can …

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The Gambia

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The Gambia is a very small and narrow country whose borders mirror the meandering River which shares its name. It is less than 50 kilometres wide at its widest point, with a total area of 11,295 km2. About 1,300 square kilometres or 11.5% of The Gambia’s total area is covered by water. It is the smallest country on the …

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Update 24/11/2020

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Safe to travel? Hi everyone, in the last week of each month we have been evaluating the situation regarding our opening date. Thanks to all who joined our MEMBERS CLUB. And in so doing gave us some valuable information about when you will feel safe to travel. ( Gov.UK travel advice ) This one piece …

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Gambia Cotton Trail

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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 …

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Safety Measures for Covid19, Part 2

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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 …

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Safety measures for Covid19

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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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