Enter the beating heart of West Africa by accessing its main artery; the Gambia river that stretches out 1,120 km into the mainland of the continent. This ‘road’ less travelled is an alluring journey into the depths of a place that has been underestimated in terms of touristic value. A place that has been the home of ancient tribes and civilisations so different in culture that it is almost seductive matter discovering them. A place full of myths and legends woven into its peculiar landscapes, and tales of monsters, creatures and spirits that have haunted generations of its inhabitants. Nowadays, travellers can conveniently following the flow of waters to uncover a myriad of interesting sites.