King Fahd Palace
Travel Blogs from Dakar
So many crazy stuff has already happened and I have not even reached Cape Town. From the moment I left the LAX terminal until getting off the plane at HOTlanta(always wanted to say that), it seemed pretty normal. But after that, it was just odd or scary or even both. When I was waiting to board for Dakar, I first noticed I was the only non-white. …
... because I have resting *****face?
5. How dark do you guys think I can ACTUALLY get?
6. No, seriously, what do the Senegalese have against trashcans?
7. Will this trip get me a job? Because I need a job.
8. Where's my Marine that I ordered 3 years ago? There's enough here to spare me one. C'mon, God, throw me a bone.
9. I just want to bleach Senegal. Like, clean the streets and improve all of the lives ...
... Braemar, Captain Bent Ivar Gangdal (good old Bent Over, ha ha). It was very interesting as the captain, like a lot of his Norwegian fellow countrymen, has a dry and subtle sense of humour.
The main show tonight in the Neptune Lounge featured comedian/magician Martin Daniels once again. His show was excellent and very funny, as before. On the Braemar, and indeed all the Fred Olsen ships, the orchestra always play the same introductory ...
... its crumbling paint flaked buildings and dusty streets. We spent hours wandering the streets and around the markets - attempting to keep clear of hawkers and hasslers. The food in Dakar was pretty awesome, with a mixture of Lebanese and French cuisines, we were spoilt for choice!! We found this awesome street stall, where the lady made the best omelette baguettes - little did we know this meal would become a standard truck meal over the next month - though never to ...
... and then a ferry to Il de Goree. After deciding I was going to return and live in N'gor my plans went out the window when we got to Goree. An island crammed with stunning French colonial buildings and lanes and streets turned into shadowy arches by vines and bougainvillea, it felt like walking back in time. At this point I became a bit trigger happy with my camera and now have albums of doors and windows! Even with nothing specifically to do on the island we were content to ...
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- Swimming pool
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