GAMBIA - On the riverbank in Gambia near Juffure, home of the slave Kunte Kinte of 'Roots' fame. Nowadays, Swedish visitors have made this poor West African country a favored tourist destination, especially for older single women who find the local men amenable. In earlier times, slaves were gathered on the island in mid-river before being shipped to the West Indies. 1978.
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