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On these pages you will obtain information about HIKING


  • in Africa, in particular

  • in Gambia

  • along the river side

  • 6 one-day-sections

  • guided and attended by qualified local Guides

  • with basic overnight stays

  • boarding typical for the area

  • hiking with day-backpacks



 My primary objectives

  • inclusion of local population

  • sustainable treatment of nature and resources

  • cross-boarder cooperation and exchange

  • development and promotion of nature-orientated, ecological tourism

  • employment creation for the country

  • combating poverty

my name is Gernot Henn

  • born 1955

  • education:     Engineer - mechanical engineering,
                            Certified Quality Auditor / Lead Auditor (AQMA-TÜV)
                            European Welding Engineer

  • former            Quality-Manager for an international Engineering Company

  • retired             since 2016

  • Hiking Guide:   - Nature Friends;
                               - Fasting & Hiking-Center;
                               - Fasting, Hiking&Relaxing;

  • hobbies:            hiking, canoeing, cycling, cross-country skiing

Primarily for business reasons but also privately I have travelled large parts of the world and lived abroad for some years.

On the occasion of a journey in Jannuary 2018 to Senegambia with 'Nature Friends Internationale (NFI)' I had a conversation with representatives of a Gambian association for youth and culture in Janjanbureh (approx. 300km from ocean). During this exchange the idea and the plan was born to develop various nature hiking trails  through the wood lands along the Gambia River, and to promote this trail internationally for nature friends, hiking groups and single hikers.

So if you are interested in hiking  ...  in Africa  ...  facing inherent natural beauty and culture  ...  and you are prepared to abstain from comfort and luxury high class tourists usually require  ...  then you are JUST RIGHT here.


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