Savana Jardin-Hotel Dakar
Travel Blogs from Dakar
14. When exactly is the last time I wasn't covered in at least a thin layer of sweat?
15. What does Jerry have in store for me today? (see previous post)
16. Damn the electricity and when will it bless me with its return?
17. What do you think there are more of? Girls at a One Direction concert or flies on my breakfast?
18. Mad props to those brave souls taking part in Ramadan right now because when I'm ...
... volunteers to get up and do a dance with them during their nautical-themed show, which was called “Up The Anchor”. George, Barbara and I volunteered Trevor to get up!
The Braemar Show Company put on an excellent performance as ever, and each of the four female dancers had a male ‘volunteer’, including Trevor. All they had to do were actions, such as hoist the sail, sweep the decks, drunken sailor etc. At the end, ...
... During our first meeting with the group truck jobs were assigned, I became Truck Sweeper and Ant the Table Seteruperer, cook groups were also formed, who would know how difficult it can be to cook with a group of strong minded people, with vastly different ideas!!
After meeting the group we spent another couple of days in Dakar sorting out visas and the like, before heading off on our journey across West Africa.
From Dakar we headed toward ...
... the town, peer through old shutters and visit the cool and deafeningly quiet church. We got treated to marching practice by the local children's brigade of the Order of Malta and watched as Kev and Penel challenged the local kids to a game of table soccer. By the end I was very tempted to skip the ferry and stay. And then suddenly it was over and we're sitting in a 7-seater heading for the Gambian border. Bus journey aside it was worth it. We saw a beautiful part of ...
... sleeping on somebody’s roof on a mattress, his clothes line strung up next to him.
On Saturday we were told by Mr T that he would pick us up at 9am. He arrived at 9.50 – many of you will agree the Senegalese timing suits me! ;) We went to his house where there seem to be loads of women and children sitting around, cooking, watching television (dubbed National Geographic or dubbed Bollywood drama with the worst acting and 10 minute long fight ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service