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Western Gambia

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Western Gambia lies along the country's short Atlantic coast and the land around the mouth of the Gambia River.


Kachikally Sacred Crocodile Pool
Monkeys in Bijilo Forest Park.
Batik at the Brikama Market.

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  • Brikama Market. big market with some interesting stores, e.g., batik
  • Brikama Craft Market (ca 10 km north of Brikama, i.e., too far to walk from Brikama). has 20-30 small stores with mostly wood carvings. Better selection than the similar stores at tourist attractions and hotels
  • Gena Bes Batiksno 16, Salung St, Bakau (in Bakau between the old Kachikally Cinema and the Crocodile pool),  495614. Nice batik designs from GMD 1000.



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