Le Warang Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mbour
... the highlight of my week. I started to give reinforcements classes to a group of Year 13s. I came out of my classroom at the Kangam School to be trapped by two overgrown, nearly-men boys, one of them saying 'Miss, I need you.’ Thinking it was going to be yet another marriage proposal, I was ready to fob them off with excuses. However I gave them the benefit of the doubt and came to spend 8 hours a week giving extra lessons to a group of around 10 final ...
... Thies Thies Thies Thies Dakar Dakar Dakar Dakar’. At midday, a multicoloured snake of students joins the throng as they wander their ways home, each donning their particular colour in Joal’s rainbow of school tabards. The music that sets pace to the pulse of life here; The mbalax rhythms bouncing from market stalls, the church choir resonating their serer adoration, the incessant honking of car horns, the mosque calls ...
... here, which makes sense because I kind of am unqualified since I have never actually run a business or taken classes in waste management. I guess this is as much of a learning experience for me as it is for my work partners.
March is going to be a busy month so hopefully I will have a lot more to report. Take care everyone and remember a wise man once said, “life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gonna’ get.”
... F everyday this is quite the temperature drop, and we are in the middle of nowhere and its always much cooler in the bush than the city. 5:05am over and out.
(MANY HOURS LATER)
I finally made it to Thies around 3:30pm. We ended up waiting for the second flat to get fixed until 9:30am, six hours on the side of the road is something that I wish to never repeat again. The worst part of that situation was that it was night and we were kind of in the middle of nowhere ...
... one of my favourites alongside rock climbing and winding up Amee with my Midlands accent. How perfect that there’s a club here and it just happens to fall on my free days!!! It was a little awkward at first – tackling a girl double my height who also turns out to be one of my students. However we are enjoying it immensely and are really looking forward to getting our own basketball kits – bright yellow? Oh yes they are!
On a further ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking