05 June 2006

A trip to the stone circles

Here are a few pictures from my second visit to Wassu's stone circles, about 40 kms east of Njau. I've since made a third trip, a Grade 6 class trip, and always have a nice time there.

No one knows much about the laterite stones, although some have been there for 1200 years. Some of them surround burial sites of (presumably) important people, and they vary from a few feet in size to three meters tall.

Maimuna (tie-dye), Fatou J. (red bandanna) and I visited them in April, and stopped by to see Julie (pink trousers), a volunteer who lives in Wassu. As you can see, we made pyramids.





1 comment:

Mike Sheppard said...

Here are some Peace Corps / The Gambia blogs that I have found. If you know of any others that I have missed please let me know. Thanks!


-Mike Sheppard
RPCV / The Gambia
www.journeyacrossafrica.blogspot.com


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http://www.andreainthegambia.com/
http://www.angelfire.com/wy/traveldiet/peacecorpshome.html
http://bokvandal.blogspot.com/
http://cymbols.blogspot.com/
http://doug.ricket.com/
http://fishbowl.stormloader.com/
http://forevermchughtie.blogspot.com/
http://www.freewebs.com/erikahinshaw/
http://www.geocities.com/bonsgambianews/
http://www.geocities.com/casamancejazz/
http://www.geocities.com/francyrt/?20064
http://www.geocities.com/madeingambia/
http://home.earthlink.net/~ariane14/pc/
http://k8lester.tripod.com/
http://kbinthegambia.blogspot.com/
http://www.msu.edu/~sheppa28/
http://www.myspace.com/christophernigelweymont
http://onerevolution.net/
http://overland.naomba.com/
http://pcparents.mine.nu/
http://peacecorps.mtu.edu/judd.htm
http://peacecorps.mtu.edu/paulete.htm
http://www.photoshare.org/search_results.php?Photographer_Name_ID=616&resubmit=1
http://www.portermahoney.com/
http://www.sarahgrimm.org/
http://sarainthegambia.tripod.com/peacecorps/index.html
http://sharongambia.blogspot.com/
http://threadbare.net/
http://web.archive.org/web/20020329144534/http://www.academy.umd.edu/education/peacecorps/stories/daniel_theisen.htm
https://webspace.utexas.edu/aamaro22/prueteer/
http://zacshepherd.blogspot.com/

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