Tag Archives: The Gambia

“…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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Welcome Jennifer & Love4Gambia 2013!

By Pa Modou Sarr, Kanifing, The Gambia* with Jennifer Pasiciel, Halifax, NS (*internet connection in The Gambia was too weak to power wordpress so this blog was published by Erin) Pa Modou Sarr from NSGA Gambia here. Having run two … Continue reading

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Love4Gambia 2013

Banjul Calling… YOU! Do you dream about running in Africa? This is your chance! The Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA) is looking for experienced marathon runners to travel to The Gambia in the summer of 2013 to complete the 424km Love4Gambia … Continue reading

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Final days – Vacationing on the Smiling Coast of Africa

I am writing this while sitting on the patio at Leybato looking out at the waves crashing onto the beach.  As always, there are many young man jogging up and down the beach or doing push-ups and crunches.  Young Gambians … Continue reading

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Day 16 and 17 – Celebration

Hard to believe, but our final run day was here!  Kebba and Pa Modou picked me up at Leybato in the morning to drive the short distance to our starting point in Westfield.  There we were met by our police … Continue reading

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Days 14 and 15 – July 8 and 9 – Banjul calling!

After enjoying the hospitality of the Nova Scotia – Gambia Association’s country director and his lovely family, it was time to hit the road again.  Our hostess prepared a fantastic breakfast and then we set off.  The director came with … Continue reading

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Days 12 and 13 – July 6 and 7 – Recharging the batteries and the start of the final push

Yesterday was our second and final rest day on this journey across the Gambia.  I was staying at Sindola Lodge, a real treat for the tired body.  My room was air conditioned, had a working overhead shower, electricity 24/7 and … Continue reading

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