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#Love4Gambia – Fundraising Update

#Love4Gambia – Fundraising Update The Love4Gambia On Wheels team has currently raised 40% of their goal. They are still accepting donations until March 31, so there’s still time to contribute! Visit our Canada Helps page here to donate! Previous Post

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#Love4Gambia – March 15 Update – Last Day!

#Love4Gambia – March 15 Update – Last Day in The Gambia! We leave tired, happy and sad. We’re also not particularly looking forward to the extended winter that awaits us in Halifax. Luke and Pa Modou are off to visit … Continue reading

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#Love4Gambia – March 14 Update – Last Bike Day!

#Love4Gambia – March 14 Update – Last Bike Day! After a refreshing sleep, we had an excellent buffet breakfast consisting of delicious Gambian herbal teas, jams made from apple, cashews, and baobab and a delicious omelette. Joanne went for a swim … Continue reading

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#Love4Gambia – March 13 Update

#Love4Gambia – March 13 Update Later start today; the hotel made us a nice packed breakfast but wouldn’t provide it before 5:30am. We snuck into the breakfast buffet and grabbed some porridge, bread and fruit before the staff reminded us … Continue reading

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#Love4Gambia – March 12 Update

#Love4Gambia – March 12 Update A full moon lit the 4:30am sky; the still air was refreshingly cool. We had breakfast by the light of several smartphones; they could not start the generator so no lights, no fans. Thank goodness … Continue reading

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#Love4Gambia – March 11 – Rest Day 2

#Love4Gambia – March 11 – Rest Day 2 And another day ends with a sunset over The Gambia river. Back to bicycling tomorrow- up at 430 to hit the road by 6 am-ish. That way we get an hour of … Continue reading

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#Love4Gambia – March 10 Update

#Love4Gambia – March 10 Update Up at 4:30, quick shower by the light of a smartphone then to a delicious breakfast of fried eggs and pita bread. I finally found a use for chocolate bars that melted and hardened several … Continue reading

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