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... trying to escape the fire, a lot of the birds didn’t make it either, they got hit by cars and trucks
Terry, one of the blokes has been stricken down with some kind of bug, just sleeping all the time at the moment, mind you, some of the rubbish he has been eating I can understand why
It can’t be the hygiene on the truck, everyone is forever washing their hands
We have seen quite a few trucks that have tipped over, had axles broken, ...
... streets, the stronger you portray yourself.
3. Senegal is mostly Muslim, but the few other religions there are (Christians, Catholics, etc.) are centralized in Dakar.
4. The other host student here has saved my life because I literally would not have been able to leave the house on the first day without him. Long story, I'll tell it if you ask.
5. Communal bowls aren't as awful as the concept sounds.
6. Bargaining is a ...
... is Betty, you buy something from Betty”. I explained to Betty that I didn’t want another sarong as I already had one, and I didn’t want to buy any beaded jewellery as I make it myself. She carried on asking me and tugging on my arm, but I kept firmly saying “No thank you”.
As we walked around the island and looked at the baobab trees and other things of interest, Betty just latched onto me and kept following me around. ...
... time hassling us to buy something or would follow us around and then ask us for payment for 'helping' us.
We enjoyed the short ferry journey over. The island is currently inhabited so we had the same pestering by the locals which was infuriating. We hired a guide who showed us around the island and the main points of interest including a huge naval cannon that was used in the world wars. Some of ...
... the airport so he could go see his daughter from his previous marriage, whom he never gets a chance to see. (Didn't he swear up and down he wasn't married and didn't have any children?! Hmm.....)
I passed out for several hours back in the hotel, and then headed to the airport to catch my 4:30 pm flight. Two hours from Morocco to Portugal, 2 hour layover, then the 4 hour flight to Senegal. Checking out the people who were gathered at my gate to was my first glimpse of ...