Hotel Le Virage
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21. Sriracha sauce
22. Barbecue sauce
23. Iced tea
24. Heck, ice.
25. Fly killer and repellent- actually, a fly apocalypse.
Trust me, I know I'm needy. I think we all know I'm needy and that no one actually needed a list to know that but I decided to make it anyways.
... task of breaking the news of a death to the victim’s family.
It was after 11.30am when the talk finished, so we made our way to the Morning Light pub as, once again, deputy Cruise Director Jamie and singer Pat Shannon were holding “Name That Tune”.
On our way to the pub we noticed that the library and Braemar Room were pretty full; almost every seat was taken as most people were staying below decks as it was ...
... over into Senegal. Then the fun began..... We decided to go for the cheaper option and bus it to Dakar rather than a 7-seater taxi. Bad call number 1. We got on the bus without any provisions as we had no small denominations of CFA (west African francs). Bad move number 2. We didn't notice the 3 babies already on board our bus. 3rd mistake. We failed to notice our driver was about 12 years old. Error number 4. Summary of the subsequent two hours: Bus remains stationary, ...
... Turns out that - even though the other 2 Canadians have Gambian visas, they are no longer needed for Canadians, so the effort was wasted, but it was an interesting day nontheless. Turns out, too, that my driver/escort are probably the only 2 people in Senegal that DON't speak French, so where I thought I was finally in a country where I would have no problems communicating with the local people, I needed to learn the ...
... 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 ...