Albreda
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - street near the shore looking up at the homes. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot .

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – street near the shore looking up at the homes. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot .

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – street near the shore looking up at the homes. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot . a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Typical of West African villages, Albreda has...
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - the old customs house and landing for the village. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – the old customs house and landing for the village. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – the old customs house and landing for the village. It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Looking back as we walked into the village...
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - A village street with its red dusty soil and a few large trees.It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – A village street with its red dusty soil and a few large trees.It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – A village street with its red dusty soil and a few large trees.It is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Like all West African villages...
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - the pier where we docked our Zodiacs on the Gambia River; the village is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – the pier where we docked our Zodiacs on the Gambia River; the village is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – the pier where we docked our Zodiacs on the Gambia River; the village is known for being the location of Roots and the alleged home of Kunta Kinte; it was an important slave depot a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The Prince Albert II, anchored...
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - a street in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley's novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – a street in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – a street in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Albreda village street going up toward the back of the village.
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - an old woman in a doorway; some claim to be descendants of Kunta Kinte relatives but the geneology is uncertain

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – an old woman in a doorway; some claim to be descendants of Kunta Kinte relatives but the geneology is uncertain

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – an old woman in a doorway; some claim to be descendants of Kunta Kinte relatives but the geneology is uncertain a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter We were led into the center of the village and into a house with benches set up for meeting....
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - sun setting on the village of Albreda which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley's novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – sun setting on the village of Albreda which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – sun setting on the village of Albreda which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter As we left the village the sun was setting. The fishermen were tending their boats and carving new one’s.
2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village - view of old customs house on the shore in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley's novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – view of old customs house on the shore in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots

2011-04-15 Gambia, Albreda Village – view of old customs house on the shore in the village which is associated with slavery and with Alex Haley’s novel, Roots a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The boat landing at Albreda Village with the customs house in the back. This is where slaves...
2011-04-15 Gambia, Banjul - cattle of the Fulani along roadside; local farmers do not appreciate the Fulani who come with their cattle unannounced and damage crops

2011-04-15 Gambia, Banjul – cattle of the Fulani along roadside; local farmers do not appreciate the Fulani who come with their cattle unannounced and damage crops

2011-04-15 Gambia, Banjul – cattle of the Fulani along roadside; local farmers do not appreciate the Fulani who come with their cattle unannounced and damage crops a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The Fulani are a cattle people who are intermixed with locals. Some Fulani are sedentary and live in...
2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island which was a slave fort; the island has shrunk to one fifth its original size due to erosion. To the left is the little fort on Kunta Kinte Island in the Gambia River. it was originally established by the Duchy of Courland a

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island which was a slave fort; the island has shrunk to one fifth its original size due to erosion. To the left is the little fort on Kunta Kinte Island in the Gambia River. it was originally established by the Duchy of Courland a

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island which was a slave fort; the island has shrunk to one fifth its original size due to erosion. To the left is the little fort on Kunta Kinte Island in the Gambia River. it was originally established by the Duchy of Courland a a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on...
2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island - musicians from Banjul played at James island and on the ship when we travelled upriver to James island

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island – musicians from Banjul played at James island and on the ship when we travelled upriver to James island

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island – musicians from Banjul played at James island and on the ship when we travelled upriver to James island a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island - our guide Noah from Togo

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island – our guide Noah from Togo

2011-04-15 Gambia, James Island – our guide Noah from Togo a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter