Pullman Dakar Teranga
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... to make the same observation.
It's funny, before I left I was on this Sex and the City kick. I imagined myself blogging like Carrie, being super sophisticated and mature.... Realistically, I'm sitting here covered in a mixture of thin sweat, men's deodorant and my 100 Deet spray. Sexy, I know. Anyways, I really have to at least attempt to get some homework done.
7 days 'til Luke Bryan and I are on the same continent!!!!!
... as quickly as it can, don’t focus on it, and whatever you do, don’t grab onto it and tuck it away in your memory.
When you find yourself travelling though the filler, search earnestly for the happy moments. Realize that it is in the filler moments where both the happy and the bad float around, waiting to be noticed by whoever chooses to focus on them.
If that advice is too complicated to follow... just smile and laugh as much as you possibly can.
... 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 ...
... everyone was mad and yelling. We remained calm/friendly/apologetic and kept saying we would pay taxi #1 but again he would not take the money and made us get out of taxi 2. Oh man, now what? This was so, so, so bad.
Surrounded by the angry mob, we walked back to taxi #1, not sure if we would be robbed, attacked or what...we got back into taxi #1 and waited about 5 more minutes until the driver finally said his car ...
... do anything to keep yourself 1) awake and 2) entertained when you have had a crazy day!!
I must say I had a fab trip to Dakar and would do it all over again! However we were both happy and relieved when we were back in Banjul – we felt home and knew that people would try and rip us off but had no hope in the world and knew that people would be more polite and courteous in comparison to many of the Senegalese – What can I say it must be the British charm we left ...