Hotel Good Rade
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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3 bug bites in..... Hellooooo, Senegal!
So we landed about two hours ago. Wanna hear a joke? Not airport security.
My brain still hasn't registered that I'm no longer in America, which explains the jet lag that's kicking in. I think that changing continents puts a lot of things into perspective... It could have also been the exhaustion, but I digress. It may have been an 8 hour flight, but looking out the window to Dakar before the sun was up looked like ...
... drug running capital of the world, being the conduit between the ships from South America and the transportation to Europe. Even more rumours abound that the whole operation is run by the government and the civil service, and that the president has business cards made of gold....
Anyways, Senegal's past, like its coastal neighbours is bound up in slavery and there is an island off ...
I had wanted to come to Senegal for a number of years, I would say ever since watching the Endless Summer movie. Endless Summer is arguably the most famous surf movie of all time and Senegal was one of their first stops in that movie. It always stayed with me as a place I would want to go to at some point. Over the years I have met other surfers who had gone and always had positive things to say about the surf, which reinforced my desire to go even ...
... gifts and joy to children across the World, and not just some cartoon character invented to sell more Coca Cola.
L'il Buddha may also look a little different after a year, but I chalk that up to reincarnation - he is Buddha, after all! So what if he has changed a little - is that so wrong? Aren't people allowed to change, and to grow? Of course, one things that will never change with L'il Buddha is the permanent smile on ...
Well, there is no other way of putting it, I am officially a volunteer, and if feels great!
I am not going to touch too much on this because I have already talked about it but Dakar was great and we sure did show the town whose boss! Before all of that though few of us managed to go to Le Village de Tortu (Village of Turtles) before leaving our CBT sites for good. It was, well it was ok, but it was nice to get out of the house a little bit. It ...