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 […]

Birding for Beginners

Birding for beginners Want to see what all the fuss is about? If you’re thinking of visiting The Gambia this year chances are you may already be an avid birder. Gambia has over 570 species most of which are available year round so it’s no surprise that we get so many enthusiasts coming. Birding is addictive And […]

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 […]

Footsteps Story

I have been asked one question more than any other in the past 12 years and that is: “What made you start a holiday lodge in The Gambia?”. So here goes, The Footsteps Story… In 1999, I was working as a Finance Consultant with BarclaysWealth. It was October and, as usual in England for that time […]

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