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10 December Leaving Dakar
I was on cook group this morning, at least it's not the fire group, so maybe I won’t smell like a bonfire today
There was a heavy dew on my tent, guess that what happens when we are close to the sea and no wind, still it should dry out by our next bush camp or camp site, but at least I haven’t had to put the rain cover on
We are on the move to and through Mali, so it’s going to be another long truck trip, ...
... can have a sip of beer and
2) The necessity of Congress to make a fuss over the Redskins team name while ignoring much more pressing issues such as _____ and/or _____ (insert your 2+ choices of problems America still has yet to fix).
Before I get angry emails or wall posts, I'm not saying they're wrong, I'm simply just saying that it's not easy to explain things like this to someone who believes that America is this pristine land mass where ...
... how men, women and children were separated and given different prices, depending on their age, fitness and working abilities. The most valuable were the virgin girls, who would inevitably be used as breeding stock. The slaves were chained together with leg irons and shackles and the men were placed 20 to a cell. The cells had stone walls, small barred windows and dim lanterns; they were thoroughly depressing places. I found it appalling that a human ...
... take some getting used to!
Ash was given a lovely Moroccan carpet bag and some bright Africa trousers which made us all decide to put on our own Africa trousers and have an 'African Pant Party' including a lovely chocolate cake the lads had found in town.
I made the most of the following day by catching up on the wifi, sunbathing and swimming. We had ...
... balconies and trailing bougainvillea adding color. At the southern tip of the island is the Castel, a Dutch building from the 17th century, that was constructed well before the slave house was built. Walking up the rocky plateau over which it has been built, one has an excellent views over the island and across the water to Dakar. We spent the afternoon walking around quiet and shaded streets of the island before returning to noisy Dakar.
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