Savana Jardin-Hotel Dakar
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... I have had my fair share of this wonderful country and I'm ready to go home... That's a lie, I know that I've had my fair share and I am very ready to go home. I will miss the people, the food, the culture, etc. (I'll save it for another entry) but I definitely will NOT miss smelling bad after 5 PM. I'm pretty sure its a thing. Like, anytime after 5 PM, I just smell bad. I've learned to just deal with it; hopefully my host family ...
... 8217;s life is filled with some good, some bad, and lots of filler. I think the secret to a happy life is to focus on the good, forget the bad, and move calmly through the filler without getting too bored.
My advice to everyone would be this:
When you encounter the happy, live in that moment for as long as you can. Smile and tuck it away in your memory to be looked at whenever needed.
When you encounter the bad, don’t live in that moment. Let ...
... October is supposed to be one of the best months to surf in Senegal. The winds are the lightest at this time of year but we had pretty heavy onshore winds a lot of the days so quite often the waves were pretty choppy. The reef is also incredibly uneven, which kind of screwed up the way the waves would break. There would be very fast sections and then all the sudden it would get very slow. Could be a bit frustrating at times. Definitely not ...
... in Joal and therefore woke me up. They came in quite useful however as a wake-up call for our return to Thies this morning. And so we packed 10 of us into a 7-place (something not quite right there!), complete with luggage and freezer box full of fresh ram – can’t wait for the next variation that we’re given!
Hopefully now that Tabaski is over our work will begin, but of course, you never know in Senegal! I’ll keep you posted…
Over & ...
... able to buy in Vélingara. So feel free to send anything my way, anything and everything is more than appreciated!!!
I just wanted to say thank you again to everyone that has taken the time to send emails or Skype with me online! I know that everyone is very busy with their own lives but it means a lot to be able to talk to everyone once in a while! I will always accept a Skype date request so feel free to send them my way.
Cheers and until next ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service