Hi, we are 4 ladies from the North of England. Pretty well travelled, but never to The Gambia.
So, on reading lots of reviews and forum posts, we have booked to stay at the Karaiba for 1 week next April. Our mission is to have a relaxing holiday, eat and drink well, meet up with people and hopefully distribute some stuff we are buying / fundraising for to a local charity or school.
Whilst it's understandable that there are debates, and some banter on the forums we would like to hear people's views and opinions on whether or not it is beneficial to meet up with Trip advisor contributors / experts and people who have retired to The Gambia.
Why did one poster say that he is glad to hear where you hold meetings, so that he can stay away? For us, it could only be good to meet up and chat? We are only staying for a week, and I would imagine, need all the advice we could get!