Tag Archives: Nova Scotia-Gambia Association

Second to Last Day! It is all ending too fast!

Today was Day 16. That means we had to run from Brikama to Serekunda, and that tomorrow we will finish our run on the Atlantic Ocean in Banjul. The time has finally come! We started out today refreshed and ready … 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 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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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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1 WEEK TO GO! BANJUL CALLING!

 With my flight less than a week away now, and my first day of running in The Gambia less than ten days away now, I am getting pretty nervous, excited, and squeeley.  EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! With that in mind, I’d thought I’d … Continue reading

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“…and all I have to do is run!” Introducing Love4Gambia team member: Megan Aston

The Bluenose Expo is already open!  The kids run is tomorrow! And the big day is on Sunday!  The time is here!  I really don’t know where the time has gone; it seems like just yesterday I was meeting  Erin … Continue reading

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