King Fahd Palace
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- Swimming pool
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... things out, no matter what seasonings they use, it all tastes the same, sometimes it turns out edible, even though it’s a boring diet
Our bush camp was a really good one for a change, flat with plenty of soft ground, one of the blokes has got a tent very similar to mine now, not sure when he got it, but he is trying to put it up and he has to learn all the lessons I have over the past weeks, a lot of others have these pop up mosquito tents, easy to put up but ...
... You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone.)
14. Senegal does not enforce a drinking age.... And I don't hate it.
15. I should have gotten as many smoothies as I could while I was home because they don't have those here...... but they should. Why weren't they briefed on my arrival?
16. There are many African countries where English is their official language.
17. Apparently regardless of where I am in the ...
... her eyes glaring balefully at me. When we went along to a Christian church we finally managed to get rid of her. :-)
Hamidou explained to us that Senegal is 90% Muslim and 10% Christian, but that there was no sectarian animosity and both religions lived together in harmony and peace, respecting each other’s beliefs. I wish it could be like that in Britain!
We had a look in the little wooden church, ...
... then fed up to look strong and then left through the 'door of no return' and were shipped out to the USA, Caribbean and South America. If any poor sole fell sick on the journey they were thrown overboard to the sharks!
Back on the mainland we haggled for taxis to take us back to camp. En-route we were surrounded by lots of trucks and vans crammed full of football fans singing, blowing horns ...
... on his police bike and gave us an escort back onto the right road, flashing lights and sirens included. Faith in Senegalese Officialdom was somewhat restored.
We reached a bushcamp just on sunset and promptly got bogged in the sand and half the team set about digging us out. Drew decided we would cook on Genkos (small coal cookers with a ceramic insert) that night which put the wind up the cook group. Panic seemed to take hold at that ...