For many years a British colony, The Gambia is one of the smallest and safest countries in Africa (source ; gecop). It's located 6 hours by flight from Europe, with no jet lag. The coast offers miles of golden beaches. Bakau, Serrekunda and Banjul, the capital city, ar splendid cities.
Most of all, The Gambia is special for its 300-mile long river with hippos, fishermen, baboons and over 500 species of birds
As other countries of West Africa, The Gambia has a strong tradition in music & dance.