Africa

The Gambia from Space

The Gambia from Space

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Just stumbled across this great NASA image of The Gambia River, or as Kunta Kinte remembered it, the “Kamby Bolongo.” Here’s the Wiki page…

Casablanca: Day Two

Casablanca: Day Two

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Today’s mission is the Palais Royale and the souk in the Habous Quarter, an old, clean, pleasant market of Moroccan clothes and wares. Though…

Casablanca: Day One

Casablanca: Day One

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casa1_tea.jpgExpanding our originally scheduled two-hour layover in Casablanca to two days was a no-brainer. We’ve both always wanted to go to Morocco and even if we only visit its largest and least interesting city (according to anyone who has traveled here), we are sure it will be worth it. We are not let down.

Going to The Gambia?

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The most thorough and up-to-date guidebook that I’ve seen is The Bradt Guide to The Gambia by Craig Emms, Linda Barnett & Richard Human…

Crocodile Love

Crocodile Love

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croc_hands.jpgWhat do you do with one day to kill in The Gambia? That’s easy: If you’re a European sugar momma lookin’ for love, you go to the beaches around Senegambia and respond to shouts of “Hey Boss Lady!” from glistening Gambian studs, a.k.a. “Bumsters.”