Hotel de la Poste
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... 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: ...
... English (glad to say) I had chicken and rice, Jesus had fish and rice, it was the first bit of meat since morocco and I left a clean plate I even managed to get a coffee
All in all it was a great day out and it beat just hanging around the campsite all day, we got back and everyone was just gathered around the table surrounded by beer bottles, I’m glad I went out, I even bought a new back pack to replace the one that is falling apart on ...
... 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 ...