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Blog Posts from Footsteps Eco-Lodge in The Gambia

Boats on the riverbank in The Gambia

UK or Gambia?

by David White - August 2019

When I lived in the UK I think I had it pretty good. Nice job, nice car, nice house, nice things etc. What's changed now that I live in The Gambia?

Bundles of sustainably grown Gambian cotton

Gambia Cotton Trail

by David White - August 2019

Gambia is, of course, famous for its birding, nature and beaches. But did you know that thirty years back it was also famous for its cotton production? Enter the Gambia Cotton Trail!

Pygmy Kingfisher

Birding for Beginners

by David White - August 2018

What's all the fuss about? We've had dozens of requests from non-birdwatching guests, so we created 'birding for beginners'...

A old taxi in The Gambia

But it was Comfy

by Rob Garner (Guest) - September 2017

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.

Walks walks

My 3 Favourite Gambia Beach Walks

by David White - August 2017

Beach walks, walking is good for the soul and for your general well-being.

Sue Marshall doing yoga

Yoga every day in Gambia with Sue

by Sue Marshall (Yoga teacher) - October 2016

A few words from Sue Marshall, yoga teacher and a new addition to our team!

A group of birdwatchers walking on a holiday to The Gambia.

A Walk Off-the-Beaten-Track

by David White - July 2015

Coming November 2015 by popular demand are some designated mapped walks which will suit pretty much anyone's ability or desire. They will of course start and end at Footsteps...

A Gambian donkey with a bandaged leg

A day at the Horse and Donkey Trust

by David White - March 2015

The Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust (GHDT) is a small charity, registered in both the UK and The Gambia. Founded in 2002 by the late Stella Marsden and her sister Heather...

Lamin Bojang of Gunjur museum

An Interview with Lamin Bojang, Entrepreneur

by David White - September 2013

Tell me about your work in Gunjur, how it benefits the village of Gunjur and what your plans are regarding your proposed new project of starting a museum there.

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