Travel Blogs from Saly
... although the weather getting hotter makes it a bit of a sweat-fest. But really church is what I love in Joal. There is Charismatique on Mondays, the service that I find most like Ashwood in that it’s a lot more liberal than Sunday mass. We share bible verses, worship with hands raised and speak tongues. It’s a truly wonderful thing to share with my friends here. Amee and I have even shared some English worship songs with the group and we sang ...
... the time flew – chanting, shouting, trying to learn the Wolof words! Again there was crazy drumming and dancing. Despite only having a small section of stadium, the Cote D’Ivoire fans were giving it some too! Weaving through the supporters were women selling all sorts, bags of water, sandwich bags of ice cream, biscuits, flags, rice and chicken, coffee, cakes, peanuts. Here, people hiss at the seller and flick money at her, she then passes up the product and change. ...
... much of a threat unless you are in an area like I will be that has a six month rainy season. Hello headlamp.
Finally one last thing that I wanted to talk about, and the main reason why I am in Senegal, my project – drum roll please……… Waste Management! Now I know this sounds like a glorified garbage man type position but let me tell you this, it is pretty legit work! When we were all still fresh faces here on the grounds of the Training ...
... stairs... it's heartbreaking to see how the Human race is cruel on each other. Don't miss a visit on this place and never forget that it's part of the World Cultural Heritage.
After that, it's time to keep walking and see other beautiful sites, like the St. Charles Borromee Church and convent.
After a small resting time to rest, it's time to go up along the fortress to the castle. It's a long way up and on the walls, we can see lots and lots of painting ...
... us and we went there, more or less at 3:30 in the afternoon. The water is warm and the pool are is not crowded. Everything is so peaceful and it's wonderful just to be in the water, having fun, enjoying the moment and then dry out on the sun (always with sunblock).
During the afternoon, we had a snack at the bar. The staff is amazing, always helpful, smiling and friendly. The bar has always some music and also some very funny staff, joking and making conversation with guests. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool