Hotel Le Karone

Kafountine Plage , Kafountine, B.P.85, Senegal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kafountine

Introduction to Health Care in Senegal

A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... family planning and vaccination, to tuberculosis and malaria. The nurse and her assistant see patients every morning until about 2, or whenever everyone has been seen. The majority are general health consultations with people coming in for medication and treatment for various ailments ranging from colds and flus, to fresh wounds in need of stitches. Everyone leaves with a prescription to take to the pharmacy (also at the health post). These are mostly fever reducers and antibiotics, ...


A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... many of whom asked to be my facebook friend and wished for me to help them come to America. After Samson exhausted himself, we very slowly made our way back to the health clinic. Samson often has a hard time keeping up a good pace when we walk in the hot sun. Though the heat is not extreme, there is intermittent shade, and it is very dry, he still drags. This is fine with me but everyone always alerts me to the fact that he is behind, ...

Beach Days

A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... and mornings are cool with lows usually in the 60's. Lunch is served at around 2pm so we take our beach time most days from 10 or 11am to about 1pm. Lunch is followed by Franklin's nap and some quiet time for all of us. I am working on knitting a new hooded sweater for Samson, and Chris has been catching up on his blog (also on travelpod). I have gotten bolder in my use of the kitchen and have made popcorn, an Italian pasta dinner, and fried ...

Cassoumay Birth Center and a note on Dirty Laundry

A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... at the hospital in Kafountine, and also works some shifts there doing prenatals and taking call for births. Safi is an english speaking nurse from Gambia that was originally hired by Mother Health International to work at the clinic and engage the local matrons and mothers in classes and skill shares. She has worked several years as a nurse in labor and delivery in Gambia, and is great to have around for her english skills. She also lives at Mame Diarra's house ...


A travel blog entry by avrotondi


... sleep! They did, to their credit, play reggae. It was just that they play it all sped up and throw in a bunch of annoying sound effects. It could be worse. The next morning it was off to the beach. Our new friend Papa came along. He and his mother live at Mame Diarra's and he has proven to be a great playmate for both Samson and Franklin. Yousouf showed us down the sandy road to an awesome stretch of beach. I felt ...

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This hotel, located on Kafountine Plage , Kafountine, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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