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... side was done quite quickly. On the Senegal side it took a bit longer since officials at the border were asking more money than what was indicated in the roadbook.
Eventually we were on our way at we entered Senegal...and what a great first impression this country made. After days in the desert we were very happy to see water, a green landscape, fields where various crops were grown...there's just life everywhere. We also noticed a ...
story tellers which understand their business very well. some of them look straight into your eyes - and they're the most dangerous ones. i still have a tendency to trust people which look into my eyes but some senegalese are shaking my picture of how well someone can hide the truth from me - at least for a while.
on every occasion you find a new "brother", from the very religious fisherman at the beach to the rasta's in the towns.
the usual way is ...
... business. This is to mitigate losses that could happen if the Talibé took the money and ran with it. Ousmane, Dieynabou, and I walked home afterwards, so I managed to get some pictures of Saint Louis, which I’ve added to this post. You will notice all the garbage.
We actually have Friday afternoons off work, which will be awesome for going to the beach every Friday (I hope). This past Friday, however, Dieynabou and I went into ...
... for me, in the preconceived ideas and beliefs we construct in our heads about how things will be, and then the reality check that occurs when we do get there. I'm going to wrap this post up with two things I've learned, or observed, in these past couple days of traveling: 1) most people actually don't live a rushed lifestyle like we do in North America 2) "oh ****" and "for f*** sakes" are two universal expressions used by many cultures. Stay tuned for the adventures of my first few ...
... br> again where we should have had our vehicle passport stamped. He would
not do this and issued us a temporary import document for which he
charged the correct rate of 4 euro. I offered a 5 euro note but he
had no change and so I took it back from him and went to the
policeman, who we had already told we did not have any other money,
and asked him to change it for coins which he did. I then took the
coins and gave the customs the 4 euro he wanted even though he ...