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Travel Blogs from Dakar
... we saw quite a lot really, Steve found a chameleon, don’t know how he saw it, it was crossing the road, he pulled up and ran back and picked the little fella up, he was quite a sight
We also passed through a bush fire, the heat was quite something, no one was there to put it out, not even looking at it, seems like it’s been going sometime, we drove past some burnt out ground, the birds had a great time snapping up both cooked and those grass hoppers ...
... of my pictures because I'm sure you all miss me so much.
There isn't anything too exciting besides Goree to write about, so here are my top 25 things I've taken away from this week so far.
1. The streets don't own cattle, cattle own the streets.
2. The women here are raised to be morally and physically strong. So I'm walking around here thinking that it was because everyone is mean but the lesser amount of emotion you show ...
... a bit, enjoying the sea breeze before gingerly picking our way down the hill again. On the way I saw some ladies selling colourful African sarongs; a purple and yellow one caught my eye so I asked her how much. “20 Euros” she replied (she’s got to be joking!) but we bartered her down to 10 Euros.
Immediately afterwards another seller came over to me and said “You’ve bought something from her, now buy something from me. ...
... received a visit from a man in a security top who seemed happy enough to let us camp with only Steve's shirt as payment = result!
After a heavy night we were back in Dakar. Those of us who weren't hungover decided to visit Goree Island which was originally a slave island. We missed the early ferry so killed some time looking at the market. Unfortunately the city folk are pretty annoying and spent ...
... big business. About 90 minutes later we arrived near the centre via the industrial estates and light commercial district. Not exactly the most scenic route to take but we certainly got to see how the other half lived.
On the whole Dakar didn’t impress me in the least. It’s not very attractive, has no real major sites and there’s a shitload of hassle from the touts. Everyone seems to want a piece of you. In the end we sat in ...