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Ecotourism in the Gambia

The Gambia is a small country in West Africa whose borders follow the Gambia River and carve out a slice of neighboring Senegal. This odd shape is a result of European colonization in the region, as neighboring Senegal was a French colony, and the Gambia a British one. Britain and France fought several skirmishes over […]

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A Remote Russian Adventure on the Volga

About five hours northwest by train from Moscow, the sleepy village of Dubrovka exists as though untouched by the last century of Russian history. While Moscow has been heavily influenced by its religious and political history, as you travel further away from the Russian capital, the austere chill of grey buildings and Soviet-inspired tower blocks […]

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