Hotel Keur Marrakis
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... again to Saint Louis for the Jazz Festival that takes place annually in May. We met up with the Zig vols and even saw the Kaolack boys for all of an hour. The music was jazztacular. We enjoyed performances by the German Youth Jazz Band, Baaba Maal, a real life African choir, the Saint Louis University Chorale and other groups such as a Senegalese kora player, accompanied by an American rock ensemble. Unfortunately we had to leave the festival two days early due to ...
... 8217; But now it’s almost difficult to remember that way of thinking. But the heart of Joal’s beauty doesn’t lie in its beach or its sunset or even the litter, but in the hearts of the people who reside here. Senegal, the country of ‘teranga’…
The lazy market where vendors while away their hours making ataya, strong sweet tea, debating football or money or politics in their sharp ...
... F everyday this is quite the temperature drop, and we are in the middle of nowhere and its always much cooler in the bush than the city. 5:05am over and out.
(MANY HOURS LATER)
I finally made it to Thies around 3:30pm. We ended up waiting for the second flat to get fixed until 9:30am, six hours on the side of the road is something that I wish to never repeat again. The worst part of that situation was that it was night and we were kind of in the middle of nowhere ...
... 8211; Senegal’s version of trick or treating! It was bizarre! The next day was the Tamharite church service, open air church where we sang and took communion together, as well as praying for the Christian organisations in the community of Joal. After the service we did some more crazy dancing, although I think my dancing was more flailing and failing!
We have a very full December planned, on top of lessons and clubs there’s Amee’s birthday, ...
... in the long, brightly decorated fishing boats. As the fishermen got off the boats in their full body macs, they would put large boxes of fish on their head and run a run worthy of the ministry of silly walks! A semi shuffle, semi run type of thing! Under the cover of the port, women sit by HUGE piles of fish selling them to locals. There is every type of fish you can imagine, sword fish, cat fish, octopi, fat ones, manta ray, long thin ones… It’s quite ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service