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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.

Cities[edit]

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

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See[edit]

  • Makasutu Culture Forest, Serekunda (north of Brikama). A 1000-ha reserve of mangroves, palm groves and savannahs with baboons, monkeys, birds and monitor lizards. About 45 min from Banjul - a D1300 taxi ride, and the driver will wait for you.

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Buy[edit]

  • 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). 20-30 small stores with mostly wood carvings. Better selection than the similar stores at tourist attractions and hotels
  • Gena Bes Batiks, no 16, Salung St, Bakau (in Bakau between the old Kachikally Cinema and the Crocodile pool), +220 449 5614. Nice batik designs From D1000.

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