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... was quite horrendous with each stall trying to outdo the next
There is a grey cloud that hangs over this place, it’s all the pollution, lack of rain and wind to blow it away, (when I came away my chest was really tight and I had a lot of black crud when I blew my nose)
They have a train station here, but it seems it’s not used any more after it was attacked, god knows when though, but all the carriages are ...
... my vision, thank you very much.) We've been instructed to just stay awake for the day, but what good am I if I can't see straight?! Also, I completely just did not buy an outlet converter. If there is one thing anyone takes away from this entry.... BRING AN OUTLET CONVERTER.
I'm starting to hate the way America runs practical things.... Like how our outlets are different and how we don't use the metric system... and also how we consider it "military time" ...
... evidence of Muslims and non-Muslims mixing in Dakar.
Our tour finished with a visit to a local market, one mainly for tourists I feel. We giggled at the site of some friends of our from the ship haggling in a table cloth shop. Sue had all the wares spread around her and a translator by her side. Bill was hovering in the background with a calculator! We left them to their shopping.
... was not mentioned was how intense some of the locals can be. I learned this about 10 minutes after landing in the capital of Dakar.
I was informed the day before flying out to Senegal that they changed their visa requirements. When I checked into it prior to leaving for the trip in January, all you had to do was show up and you were given a visa at the airport. They changed this policy in July and I was informed of this the night before I ...
We're finally here! After a year pretty much to the day of planning, fundraising, worrying, training, packing, shopping, goodbyes, we’re here! And Senegal has not disappointed. What an incredible place!
We flew on Friday morning from London Heathrow to Paris, CDG – an uneventful flight that involved crying babies and a wine-drinking Paralympic Judo Official. Our flight from CDG to Dakar was delayed which meant a five hour wait in ...