Hotel des Almadies
Travel Blogs from Dakar
... buy ingredients to make pizza! The Microfinance volunteers hosted a pizza night for all the volunteers to raise money for the two beneficiaries who lost their chickens. With the money we raised, they will be able to buy more chickens and medicine for them and get them back on their feet. Some form of crowd funding, you could say. We went out Friday night. My first (and last) night out in Sénégal. Wine and tequila ...
... dirty city with street vendors on almost every corner and many people begging on the streets including children.Our guide explains that school is not compulsory and some parents choose not to send their children to school but to be on the roads selling or begging. Unfortunately this is the way of the world In some countries which we as Europeans find difficult to understand sometimes.There is much colour on the streets with ...
... long wave that could get fun occasionally. Apparently, the rapper Akon is from Senegal and owns almost the whole island. N'Gor is only a 2 minute taxi boat ride away from Dakar, but it is like a mini vacation island for the people of the city and was always packed with locals.
I got very lucky when I arrived in Senegal. There was a problem with the water line and the entire city was without water for two weeks. There are around 6 ...
... Kazakh, which is considered a Turkic language, they will be faced with some of the difficulties that we face everyday and, in theory, be more aware of how we are feeling. I think they point came across well, it was HILARIOUS to say the least!
Apparently a day in the life of us trainees involves Hillary Clinton, obviously, as she administered our swear-in oath this past week. Being able to meet Hillary Clinton and have her read us the oath was ...
... offer and accept condolences. An old man in their family had passed away.
I said bye to Aida and Mary and Mama Sen, too.
Just to be safe, I stepped on a "green brain" before traveling south from Bango. I'd once seen Mary's small brother, while climbing the "green brain" tree, hang backwards and upside-down from a branch then fall on his head. He didn't break his neck nor even hurt himself. I knew ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking