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Tourism in the Gambia


The tourism industry today in the Gambia started when a party of 300 Swedish tourists arrived ... on Janjanbureh Island in the River Gambia in eastern Gambia. It was formerly known as Georgetown and...

The Gambia: seven facts about the country leaving the ...


Oct 3, 2013 ... The Gambia is a major destination for female sex tourism. ... local young men – known as "bumsters" – exchange sex for money, gifts or visas.

Things to see and do in Gambia - World Travel Guide


Gunjur and Kartong are southern Gambia's most pristine beaches and home to a ... famous by Alex Haley's novel Roots – then cross to James Island, mid-river, ...

Top 10 facts about The Gambia - Daily Express


Feb 18, 2015 ... THE small West African nation of The Gambia today celebrates 50 years ... The Gambian national sport is a form of wrestling known as 'Borreh'.

History of The Gambia - Access Gambia


The first known written record about The Gambia is a notation in the writings of Hanno, the Carthaginian, of his voyage down the west coast of Africa in about BC  ...

Gambia Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Hannon the Carthaginian referred to The Gambia in his writings, making The Gambia known to the outside world. In ad 300, West African trading networks ...



The end result, by the mid-19th century, is that Britain is the established European power on the Gambia, with the valuable addition of Bathurst (now known as ...

The Gambia | history - geography | Britannica.com


It occupies a long narrow strip of land that surrounds the Gambia. ... and River Gambia National Park (also known as Baboon Island National Park), near Kuntaur ...

Culture of Gambia - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ...


Graphic Arts. The masks of Gambia are well known and appreciated. Performance Arts. The Kora, a lutelike instrument, accompanies much singing and dancing.

World InfoZone - The Gambia Information - Page 1


The Gambia is famous for its wide variety of birdlfe. Over five hunded and sixty species live in protected areas. Examples are cuckoos, flycatchers, kingfishers, ...

Gambia Travel Information and Travel Guide
It's easy to miss The Gambia on a map of mighty Africa. This tiny sliver of land is a mere 500km long and 50km wide, and, with the exception of an 80km shoreline, it's entirely enveloped by ... More »
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Eight things you probably didn't know about The Gambia


Aug 15, 2013 ... Although The Gambia's capital Banjul is the country's best known city, it is not the commercial centre. Serrekunda, situated about 20km from ...

Gambia: 10 things you never knew - Telegraph


Oct 3, 2013 ... The opening chapter of Roots, Alex Haley's famous book about the trans-Atlantic slave trade, starts in a village in Gambia. Gambia later ...

The Gambia - Lonely Planet


For many, The Gambia is a country with beaches that invite visitors to laze ... are some of the finest in West Africa – they may not be as famous but the wildlife is ...