Primož Jakopin, photo diary

The Gambia
Senegambia, Salagi, Bakau

January 30, 2018, 18 pictures

          Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files.

Ayssa and Pubby participated in many pictures of this page.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2018.



38741. Breakfast: polenta with banana and soaked dry cranberries, camomille tea, Malarone pill



38742. Pubby and Ayssa asleep in the living room. The photographer was covered only with a linen sheet on his bed, but he comes from a much colder country.



Paradise View Housing Estate in Salagi


38748. A symbolic entrance arch at the side of the main road. Actual entrance is some 200 m down the road, heavily gated, and guarded.



38746. The house, where Ayssa lived for 14 days during her preparation for college time, and its garden ...



38743. ... with a banana grove in the corner



38747. Covered garden corner ...



38745. ... with flooring of sea shells





38749. Palm tree in the yard of two University of The Gambia faculties: Faculty of Journalism and Media, and Faculty of Law



38750. The top of néré tree, Parkia biglobosa with dried locust beans





38751. Mid-morning snack: cooked vegetables from Kartong, cooked green beans and chickpeas, bread, garlic, wonjo and baobab bio jam, black cumin oil, polenta, aronia juice with hot water, apple compote





38752. Another end-FGM poster. Note her cap.




Craft Market in Bakau

38755. View south ...



38756. ... and view east, with the green canopy of trees above the craft shops



38754. A painting from Haiti, signed Sergo, longer dimension about 90 cm, was brought to a wood craftsman for framing.





38759. A bush, a tree grove above it, and the moon



38760. Beach scene with waves and Ayssa, after the sunset



38757. Evening snack: baked potatoes, fish, tomatoes and turnips on onions, beetroot salad, garlic, apple compote



38758. Evening dessert: tortilla, bread, wonjo and baobab jam, yogurt, more apple compote



  Senegambia, Banjul, Denton Bridge, January 29     Senegambia, Brikama, Airport, January 31  

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