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About jpasiciel

Love hiking, traveling, camping, running and adventures of all sorts

Day 6/7 along the South Bank Road to Banjul!

We have arrived at 177km along our run to Banjul. Still hot, but we are all still running and keeping our spirits up as a team. I will start with the events of yesterday and try to get through to … Continue reading

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The Gambian Naming Ceremony + Day 5 of Running

Wow, the past twenty-four hours have been quite the experience, starting with our Gambian naming ceremony last night and the 27 km run today. I will start with the naming ceremony. In Gambian society, it is tradition to name your … Continue reading

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Day 4: 100km Done for Peer Health Education in The Gambia!

We have finally made it to our first rest day and I think it is more than well deserved for all of us. Yesterday we pushed through kilometers 75-100 to make it to the 100km mark, the first big milestone … Continue reading

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Day 3

Day three of seventeen complete! Not only did I run the full 25km today, but I was accompanied by three amazing people for the entire day – Congratulations to Kebba for completing the entire 25km after running over 20km the … Continue reading

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Day 2.. We have arrived in Basse!

This is the blog from yesterdays run that we were unable to complete on account of the poor internet connection. Blog about completing Km 50-75 today will be up soon! Two days, 51 kilometers completed. We have all made it, … Continue reading

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Day #1: First Day Down, 16 More to Go!

What a great day! We have completed the first 26km of our journey across The Gambia! It was not as hard as I expected and not as easy as I expected, with some kilometers that went by quickly and some … Continue reading

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We have arrived in Basse! Banjul and the Atlantic Ocean are calling us!

The time has finally come and Love4Gambia 2013 will be starting at the border of Senegal and Gambia tomorrow morning to begin our 424 km trip across the country! We arrived (me and my sister, Cielianna) in The Gambia on … Continue reading

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