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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

The Gambia: Thoughts on Leaving

Mark relaxing on a boat on the River Gambia
The Gambia is a wonderfully relaxing place: just take a slow boat down the River Gambia to find out why

I liked the Gambia, though I can't quite put my finger on why. There's not a great deal to see, and there's nothing world class in terms of attractions, but the people are delightful, the atmosphere is laid-back, and the fact that they speak English is a positive bonus for someone whose French is shaky at best.