Gambia 2000

I seem to court trouble: During a two week backpacking holiday that I took in Gambia in 2000 there was a student uprising that resulted in 12 deaths and many injuries after soldiers opened fire with live ammunition. For a while I was stuck on an island half way up the country because of a curfew but it gave me time to enjoy a few days living in a hut with monkeys for company.

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