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... on the drivers list of 'must see’ we pretty much flew through the area, UNTIL there was a crunch and the truck slipped sideways and lo and behold we had run off road and bogged down, everyone off the truck, shovels and sand plates out, it was worse this time though, right up to the axles
Everyone that drove past had plenty of advice to give us, but no real muscle power
After a lot of digging, we hadn’t really ...
... underneath a tree. we did the same. i jumped down from behind the steering wheel and walked over to his bike. nice, brand new BMW.
he put down his helmet (not his sunglasses) and walked over to Tortheus. as he passes by, he points to the roof of Tortheus and mumbled something, then he points at the cracked (but still perfectly fine - even for european standard) indicator glass, walks to the back and complains about the fire wood stacks and then walked back into the shade to ...
... side note: 1CAD is approximately 485CAD)? So, back to these four beneficiaries. When they receive the loan proceeds, they don’t actually receive the money. We accompany them to the Projects Abroad Office downtown, where Moctar, the Projects Abroad Senegal Director, gives us (the volunteers) the loan proceeds on behalf of the beneficiaries. We are then in charge of disbursing the money, as needed, to purchase whatever they need to set ...
... picked up one other volunteer, Jennabu (pretty sure that's not how you spell her name), who will also be working on the micro-finance. She's from Paris, but lives in Australia now! I arrived in Saint Louis around midnight on Sunday. So, total travel time, I would say, was about 36 hours! Let me just say, it was an interesting drive from Dakar to Saint Louis! Most of it was in the dark, so no pictures, but I've posted a few of when we were right in Dakar. This mystery of traveling is ...
... passports but wanted 10 euro. Once again declined and this time had a
big lecture about how we should respect them. In the end we did not
pay. Next we also had to pay the road tax of 50p. This was OK and we
got the proper receipt for that. We then drove over the dam and had
to pay 8 euro for that as we expected. Next up was the Police and
once again he asked for 10 euro, tried to decline by saying we only
had coins and so he took 5 euro in coins. From here it ...