La Teranga Hotel & Villas
Travel Blogs from Saly
... way. After arriving, we partook in a mass with all 10,000 that lasted until the early hours, caught little sleep on the gravel floor then back to church at 6am. But what a weekend of worship and community! It felt a little like Grapevine but hotter with unearthlier hours! (on a further note, the whole thing was televised and I’ve since had every other person in Joal say that they saw me dancing on television - great!)
This weekend I write having ...
... to the Sea Plaza in Dakar, a beautifully Western shopping centre where we enjoyed a huge burger and can of fanta! From there we travelled to a posh hotel for a Rotary Club meeting. The Rotary Club of Sutton in Ashfield kindly sponsored me and I gave a presentation there before leaving, whereupon they connected me with a Rotary Club in Dakar. We presented ourselves, donning Project Trust t-shirts and then enjoyed a presentation in beautifully French French about how to write ...
... of the Counterpart Workshop, where each volunteer has both their supervisor and counterpart come to the training center for a two-day event on: general getting to know each other better exercises, American culture fair, information on how we will now fit into their community and work environment. Our week here in Thies will also consist of more of the usual medical sessions, aka immunization time (which the doctors know me by name now and are prepared with ...
... is over and although the reserve is not huge, I found it an amazing experience. It's time to go back.
At 13h15 we arrived at the hotel. It's time to have lunch. Our new friends will go out to have lunch outside the hotel so we will see each other again later on the beach.
The restaurant have already some guests having lunch and the daily dish is always a different kind of local fish. Again, our lunch ...
... that, it's time to go to the beach and enjoy that amazing ocean and sand. Like yesterday and the day before, the hotel staff is removing the algae from the sand and making small piles to bury them under the roots of the palm trees.
Oh, what a life! We could used to this peace and quiet, enjoying the sun and the warm waters of the Atlantic. And so the morning goes by, while we swim and dry out on the sun.
Maybe by ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool