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Latest Articles

Jazz, soul and blues festival comes to The Gambia this April

Kombo Beach Hotel presents three nights of jazz, blues and soul with live performances from two wonderful artists, Curtis Darby and Mo’reen.
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Why is April a great time to visit Mandina lodges?

Located on a tributary of The River Gambia in the heart of Makasutu Forest, holidays to Mandina Lodges during April offer long hours of sunshine, low humidity, and plenty of wildlife to enjoy.
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Top reasons to holiday in The Gambia in May and June

Treat yourself to a May or June holiday to The Gambia, both superb times of the year for experiencing the best of this gem of West Africa.
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Volunteering at the new Horse and Donkey Trust centre

Jan, an equine vet from Hampshire, tells of his experience volunteering at the trust’s new centre near Mandina Lodges in The Gambia.
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Birdwatching in The Gambia - a customer experience

Chris Murphy travelled with The Gambia Experience at the end of last year, and here he describes his birdwatching experience, providing some useful tips for fellow birding enthusiasts...
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The Gambia rejoins the Commonwealth

Last week, the welcome news came that The Gambia had rejoined the Commonwealth at a ceremony in London.
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