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... trying to escape the fire, a lot of the birds didn’t make it either, they got hit by cars and trucks
Terry, one of the blokes has been stricken down with some kind of bug, just sleeping all the time at the moment, mind you, some of the rubbish he has been eating I can understand why
It can’t be the hygiene on the truck, everyone is forever washing their hands
We have seen quite a few trucks that have tipped over, had axles broken, ...
... streets, the stronger you portray yourself.
3. Senegal is mostly Muslim, but the few other religions there are (Christians, Catholics, etc.) are centralized in Dakar.
4. The other host student here has saved my life because I literally would not have been able to leave the house on the first day without him. Long story, I'll tell it if you ask.
5. Communal bowls aren't as awful as the concept sounds.
6. Bargaining is a ...
... is Betty, you buy something from Betty”. I explained to Betty that I didn’t want another sarong as I already had one, and I didn’t want to buy any beaded jewellery as I make it myself. She carried on asking me and tugging on my arm, but I kept firmly saying “No thank you”.
As we walked around the island and looked at the baobab trees and other things of interest, Betty just latched onto me and kept following me around. ...
... to a brand new toll road. It didn’t appear to be completely operational but they were putting the barriers through their paces. More practice was obviously required as the guy in front of us failed to stop and crashed his way through the gate!!
We reached the outer suburbs of Dakar by 9.30am and noted that there was heaps of new building going on. New apartment blocks and villas were lined up in significant numbers. Real estate appeared ...
... br> The round ticket-lady said she and her fellow ticket-ladies had decided to pay the 5400 Francs for me. "Un cadeau," she said. (A gift.) At this point in the day, I couldn't turn her down. Man, she was cute!
For 10,500 Francs, I had the ticket.
Papu was happy. He'd once told me, upon hearing of the way I travel, "T'est un vrai byfal." (You're a true byfal.)
Now, he called me ...