Country Overview: The Gambia

IMG_1980.jpgIntroduction: Situated on the Atlantic coast in westernmost Africa and surrounded on three sides by Senegal, Gambia is twice the size of Delaware. The Gambia River flows for 200 mi (322 km) through Gambia on its way to the Atlantic. The country, the smallest on the continent, averages only 20 mi (32 km) in width.

We visited here for just a week on our honeymoon, and spent a whole three days by the hotel pool – it would have been great to relax but there’s just so much to see! The Gambia has on one side some beautiful beaches, absolute luxury, wonderful wildlife and amazing food. On the other, there is a high mortality rate, very low pay, low education, and everything else you might link to an poor African nation. However, the vast majority appreciate that tourism is one of their major incomes, and as a result are incredibly polite and friendly, and genuinely interested in you and what you do.

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Gallery: Wedding Highlights

weddinghundred-27.JPGFinally! A selection of the over two thousand photos of our wedding we’ve been sent, including from the official photographer, available in one easy to digest album. If you want the “director’s cut”, then see the full 350+ photos here. There’s even talk of the thank you cards going out soon… :)

For those that are interested, we’re also going to let you know who the various people we worked with to help us put things together, so if you need any help with your own wedding (catering, tailors, photographers etc) then these will all come highly recommended.
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Husband, wife, uncle & aunt all in the same day!

Our First PhotoAnd the day is done! We are now officially Mr & Mrs Mace! It was an absolutely amazing day that could not have gone any better, we’re so grateful to everybody for making it so special – honestly you were all brilliant and there were a lot of new friendships made!

We’re currently catching up with X-factor :o ) before heading to the airport for our week in The Gambia, its going to be a bit of a temperature shock but we can’t wait. Continue reading Husband, wife, uncle & aunt all in the same day!…