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Dec 2, 2005 - From SENEGAL to Basse, THE GAMBIA

Weather: Hot In contrast to Senegal, Gambian Immigration and Customs were time-consuming and I had the feeling that they were angling for a 'dash' (a bribe). There was a long chat while the Immigration Officer looked through my passport and I made favourable comments like "It's good to be in an English-speaking country again" and "Australia and The Gambia are both in Commonwealth" in the hope of endearing myself to him. I received my entry stamp and then there was a long chat while a Customs Officer looked through my bag and I repeated the...

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