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... be in Senegal at a town called Saint-Louis, just a mere five hour bus ride from Dakar. But of course, five hours it was not. Five soon enough changed into ten. Things were going so well at first. I only had to share my row of three seats with two other ladies and two children. Normally I would have expected at least four adults if not more to a row. We seemed to be going at a good speed, and there hadn't even been much ...
... succesfully dodged all holes and we made it to the border crossing. The last 40km to the border we drove on a dirt track through a national park, where we saw huge wild boar and pelicans along the way.
The border crossing into Senegal was again typical African: you have to be patient and try not to become irritated by the endless waiting. We just took our books, sat in the shade and read couple of chapters. Must be said though: ...
... fish and buckets of guts was just emptied back into the sea, the gulls had a great time
Even the fish eagles had an easy day of it, they would just swoop down, grab whatever they had their eye on and they were gone
They don’t have a bus service here, they have ramshackle buses/trucks and they are all full, people hanging out of the back, quite a sight to see
The markets are teeming with ...
... Samba (my host brother) teaches a Body Attack fitness class down at the Tennis Club, so Dieynabou and I went. It was good cardio. I’ve been working out almost every day in my room, but this was awesome! I didn’t know until Thursday that he’s not just a French teacher, but he teaches fitness classes too. It wasn’t a run, but it was probably the next best thing for the next few weeks! J
There is no stress here in ...
... the path by getting out his chainsaw and chopping off the branches of an overhanging Acacia tree to make a bigger space so the truck could get by. He also managed to spot a bathtub in a field and stopped the truck so that we could all get some photo’s.
St Louis is the town of our next stop and the outskirts of it were pretty desperate. There were building sites mixed amongst rubbish dumps ...