Royal Decameron Baobab
Travel Blogs from Saly
... through one of their idols, singing, dancing and wearing rasta hats (although I do suspect some of the passion was induced by weed…)
The end of the school year meant the onset of FOSCO, the school festival to celebrate no more lessons. These were long affairs with prize-giving to the best students, lines of dancing girls wearing next to nothing (well, skirts to the knee…) and drama sketches. I have never been prouder than the day our English ...
Happy Africa Day!
If I was granted one wish, it would be the ability to bottle Senegal. Imagine that, the essence of a beautiful, mind-wangling, topsy-turvy place caught in a bottle. My idea of perfection; to sit getting drunk on the Senegalese atmosphere. Nothing else could capture the rhythm of life. The beauty of the African sunset over the Atlantic Ocean, the bobbing pirogues with their vibrant colours, 'REAL MADRID' painted ...
... around up to one thing or another and it felt good to finally put an end to my trip. I would not say that this experience jaded my perception of night transportation. I still believe that it is more affordable that the regular car transports that we normally take and if it is, especially not during rainy season, descent weather and your driver is well rested it can be a safe(ish) experience.
Take care all and talk to you soon,
Your Disgruntled Passenger
... and noodles that we ate were a pretty nice variation to fish, rice, fish and rice.
We’re gradually picking up Wolof, though when the locals talk to us we are completely lost and they laugh at us! ‘Amée, what’s the big joke? Why are they laughing?’ ‘Katie, I think the joke is us!’
Amée and I went for a walk around the maze of dried mud tracks. We walked past some children playing football (a serious game, not ...
... or "please dont wipe your nose and then play with the vegetables".
The Pula Futa Language
I debated on even writing about this. I am not a language person, and I am the first to say that! I think it takes me a lot longer to pickup on new languages and it is more than stressful. Hussay, my LCF (Language and Culture Facilitator), tells me that I have only been learning Pula Futa for about a week and to not stress, it will come with time. I ...