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... point so.... we'll see how this goes.
Also with the orientation, they explained that there may be a lot of different religions in the area but being religious in Senegal comes second to being a part of the community. It's hard to set aside the "every man for himself" mentality. Like, I still can't wrap the idea in my head around the fact that people are excited to have random people come in and use their bathroom. I cringe ...
... the good wine and not the good tequila either, but it was a good night. No hangover either. Haha.
Tanned. Packed. Hung out with the family. Hung out with friends.
Got up. Finished packing. Said goodbye to everyone. Picked up Ryu. Drove to Dakar. Got to my hotel. Ate. Slept.
Today, I sit here reflecting on my trip and want to share eleven ...
... from their rickety looking stalls a variety of items, clothing, food, household goods, electrical items, so many people going about their daily tasks, in traditional garments as well as European, but not wanting to offend I did not take any photographs of these colourful outfits.It was interesting to watch as people carried their wares sometimes on their heads, I saw one man with about 12 large open trays of eggs just balancing on his ...
... here; everybody is immaculately dressed in ‘boubous’ or jeans (how?!?!) with bright tops. The women look beautiful. ‘Boubous’ are the traditional dresses; men wear trousers with a long tunic, mostly white or cream. The women wear long skirts with fitted tops and headscarves, in vibrant colours and stunning designs. I can’t wait to get my own! Because of this sense of pride the poverty of some people is well hidden. From our window we can see ...
... and could not be fixed (an hour of stress and fear for nothing!), he let us pay him the $40 and we took off right away in taxi #3. We didn't see an ambulance or a dead body on the way out of there, but we were not looking to closely anyway. Who knows what happened to that dude...
It took about 20 minutes more to get to our downtown hotel, a great sight to finally see. And that was our Saturday night in Senegal. Brutal.