Looking back: young boy leaves the gold mines of Senegal, to cross the River Gambia, after a long days work

  ‘The section from Kedougou to Mako is known as ‘gold country’. For centuries the land on either side of the river has been continually pock marked by thousands of narrow mine shafts. We were warned about camping in these lawless areas, filled with anxious men and women, eyes bent on gold and not toContinue reading “Looking back: young boy leaves the gold mines of Senegal, to cross the River Gambia, after a long days work”

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