Primož Jakopin, photo diary

The Gambia
Senegambia, Tanji Bird Reserve

February 1, 2018, 29 pictures

          Most images are approximately 768 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files.

Ayssa participated in many pictures of this page.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2018.


Senegambia


 


 
38796. Breakfast: polenta with banana and soaked dry cranberries, oatmeal cookies, camomille tea, Malarone pill (not shown)


 

 

Bijoli


 


 
38836. Roadside billboard advertising the Gambia Fashion Awards 2018


 

 

Paradise Suites Hotel, the Reception


 


 
38797. The reception room


 

 


 
38798. A modern version of a balafon, a West African wooden xylophone with 21 keys and resonators


 

 


 
38799. Colourful circular basket weaving designs on the side wall


 

 

Tanji Bird Reserve


 


 
38800. A tree with aerial roots, could be a banyan tree, along the trail from the Tanji Bird Reserve entrance to the lagoon


 

 


 
38806. Branches of a thorntree


 

 


 
38807. The forest is denser in places and sparse elsewhere with the floor, in the dry period of the year such as now, covered with dry leaves


 

 


 
38808. Ayssa with a pot on the charcoal fuelled fournée


 

 


 
38810. After some 20 minutes after the fire was lit the water with green beans started to boil.


 

 


 
38811. The snack: cooked green beans, cooked chickpeas (brought already cooked, would take too long to cook here), bread, garlic, black cumin oil, wonjo and baobab bio jam, polenta with banana, aronia juice with hot water


 

 


 
38834. Ayssa is taking a selfie.


 

 


 
38812. A small bay, or better, indentation in the coast just north of the cape with the earthen cliff in the background


 

 


 
38813. An EU/GM couple strolling on the beach


 

 


 
38814. Dried fish on the shore


 

 


 
38809. At high tide only a few rocks, protruding from the water, can be seen at the cape itself ...


 

 


 
38832. ... while at low tide they are connected to the sandy shore.


 

 


 
38830. Meandering shallows among the rocks, which are ...


 

 


 
38827. ... judging by the cracks ...


 

 


 
38831. ... of volcanic origin.


 

 


 
38815. Triceratops-shaped dry tree trunk above the beach, just below the cliff


 

 


 
38838. Ayssa on the inland bound part of the trail from the beach


 

 


 
38819. A young tree with strangely curved dried locust beans


 

 


 
38822. Yellow wild orchid


 

 

Senegambia


 


 
38839. Mounted EU/GM couple ...


 

 


 
38840. ... and a strolling couple - what is warm weather for her is a cold one for him.


 

 


 
38841. A lady from M'bour, employed by one of the Senegambia beach hotels, on her way back after work. It was not only her opinion that M'bour is the best tourist destination in Sénégal.


 

 


 
38842. Two girls, probably on the same path.


 

 


 
38843. Evening snack: braised fish pieces with vegetables, beetroot salad, cooked quail eggs, bread, wonjo and baobab jam, apple compote


 

 

  Senegambia, Salagi, Bakau, January 31     Senegambia, Kafuta, Tunjina, February 2  




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