Hotel Le Virage
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... point so.... we'll see how this goes.
Also with the orientation, they explained that there may be a lot of different religions in the area but being religious in Senegal comes second to being a part of the community. It's hard to set aside the "every man for himself" mentality. Like, I still can't wrap the idea in my head around the fact that people are excited to have random people come in and use their bathroom. I cringe ...
... the good wine and not the good tequila either, but it was a good night. No hangover either. Haha.
Tanned. Packed. Hung out with the family. Hung out with friends.
Got up. Finished packing. Said goodbye to everyone. Picked up Ryu. Drove to Dakar. Got to my hotel. Ate. Slept.
Today, I sit here reflecting on my trip and want to share eleven ...
... from their rickety looking stalls a variety of items, clothing, food, household goods, electrical items, so many people going about their daily tasks, in traditional garments as well as European, but not wanting to offend I did not take any photographs of these colourful outfits.It was interesting to watch as people carried their wares sometimes on their heads, I saw one man with about 12 large open trays of eggs just balancing on his ...
... at. That movie was made back in the 60's and apparently the hotel had not changed at all. A couple of us went over one day and pretended to be interested in getting a room just to see the inside of it. It was pretty obvious that we had no intentions of actually staying there but they took us around and showed us the hotel anyway. The hotel still looked like it did from the movie and it was a very cool experience to check it out.
The island of ...
... onions, it took 4 of us 3 hours to cut the HUGE pile, there were perhaps 60-70 onions. It took me a while to learn how to dice an onion Senegalese style – try dicing an onion in your hands with a blunt knife and no chopping board!! Amee unfortunately had to retire early due to cutting her thumb. At meal times, there were around 20 around one plate of food and the animal instincts kicked in. Full of good food everyone was very welcoming and chatty, asking us about our ...