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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was that we used two razor blades, literally only the blades, and a beard trimmer to get the job done. Talk about resourceful!
Monday night Alexx, Trevon and myself had dinner plans with Falia, a teacher that was on the school trip to Palmarin. Her husband was in the Peace Corps and understood how desperate we were for American home cooking so of course they had us over for Mexican, even better! We tried to be on our best behavior but were overwhelmed ...
... 8211; Senegal’s version of trick or treating! It was bizarre! The next day was the Tamharite church service, open air church where we sang and took communion together, as well as praying for the Christian organisations in the community of Joal. After the service we did some more crazy dancing, although I think my dancing was more flailing and failing!
We have a very full December planned, on top of lessons and clubs there’s Amee’s birthday, ...
... 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 ...
... m enjoying living the life of a local and finally feel as though I’m somewhere where I can make a genuine difference to people’s lives. My dreams of living in poverty and doing something about it are being realised it would seem! I really can’t wait to start working; we begin observing Amadou on Monday. We are hoping to go to church in our boubous tomorrow and probably chill some more! Thanks for reading my ramble, I’ll post again soon.
Over and out! ...