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... are finding not so easy to get back down, I have shown a couple of people, I guess they will show everyone else
They are all very good at their job, keeping the mozzies out, but not so good for privacy, which affects the girls more than the blokes
Steve and Joe had bought some mystery meat and fried it up, there was quite a bit of it, so Steve asked if anyone wanted some, well you can imagine there was plenty of takers, but it came at a price, but it ...
... thinks I'm Chinese. I guess maybe except for other Chinese.
18. Senegalese people really like Vietnamese food... that makes two of us.
19. If you talk about how many mosquito bites you haven't gotten.... You will get more mosquito bites.
20. There are so many people walking in and out of houses, you won't know who is who in the family and you are also not supposed to ask.
21. Senegal has sea urchins and sea ...
... along for a seat in a large courtyard where a guide would give us a summary of our trip before we headed back down to the ferry port. There were complimentary soft drinks and bottled beer on offer, so we enjoyed a cold beer each until it was time to go for our 12.30pm ferry back to Dakar.
Once we were back on board the Braemar we went for our lunch, then made our way back down to the gangway where we’d noticed a bloke selling Senegal postcards ...
... Guns of Navarone was filmed here too. He also took us into a local hut and we were shown how they made sand paintings, it was really clever and I loved the paintings but had already bought some cheaper elsewhere so we left leaving them disappointed.
After a local lunch of Yassa Poisson, which is fried fish, rice and a lemon and onion gravy, we were shown around the slave house. The slaves were kept in separate cells depending on ...
... they had decided to leave us for good. Having caused a fair amount of the tension on the truck since they'd been on board, it was with some sense of relief that we headed south west without them. The other rejoined still in denial, convinced there would be up grades along the way!.
At one point we took a wrong turn in a place called Mbane and were stopped by a Police Officer. Once he knew where we were headed, rather than take advantage, ...