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Blog Posts from Footsteps Eco-Lodge in The Gambia

Our lodge dog, Seven, running on the beach

The Footsteps Dogs

by David White - July 2019

Not only will they walk you to the beach, they will stay with you whilst there, look after your stuff while you go swimming and then walk you back to the lodge!

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 beach dog being rescued

Footsteps to the Dog Rescue in Gunjur!

by David White - August 2016

We teamed up with the ASA to help out the dogs in the Gunjur area and we plan to continue our support.

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...

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