Travel Blogs from Mbour
... no worries cavity free, so I thought I would check it out while I was in town. To say the least this dentist helped four volunteers in an hour and a half that included four x-rays, two cleanings, one filling and one crown. He was speedy and I am sure not as precise as we would have wanted but thank god I was only there for a cleaning.
Back at site and time to get down to business with work. I always have a mild feeling of being overwhelmed and ...
... husband’s* name and where he is... Sometimes I think it would be easier to tell the truth! One guy was pestering me as I was walking home, I told him my name was Katti Wone and that I live in Caritas just to shut him up from asking then made my excuses and continued on my way! That night when I was out of the house, this same guy came to Caritas and walked through the whole estate asking where Katti Wone lived! I wasn’t in so he left his phone number with ...
... here and its making me excited and nervous about my project at the same time. There are things we are doing right (having a motivational team, proper bookkeeping attempts, connections with the right people in the community) and things that we could use some guidance on (we are charging half of what we should, we don't have enough workers, we need a sorting site) with one thing getting in the way; funding. There are so many International NGO’s (non-government organizations) ...
... and only 42km complete, 1 broken down truck (and there are many) and the villages shut down, no worries let's just take the engine out or remove the axle! Seriously I have immense respect, nothing is thrown away and everything can be repaired! Makes me think of london when it snows. We didn't make Kaolak as we hoped so we ended up finding a little village to stay ...
... this in Wolof!) Incidentally, the children are starting to call us by our names now rather than ‘toubab’ which makes us feel so good! Some still ask us for money and presents though. A local, also by the name of Ammi, called me and Amée over to a backyard where we were introduced to around 10 men/boys who were drumming on pieces of plastic containter with sticks. As a percussionist, it was incredibly cool! One guy started singing ‘Toubabi, il ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed