The Rhino Resort Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Saly
... part is knowing that this life that I’ve grown to love is coming to an end. With only 7 weeks of my time left in Senegal I’m making the most of every last second. What’s planned? Amee and I have written a travel plan to rival all travel plans that involves going to the north of Senegal, then down to the south-east where there are rumoured to be mountains (600m!) and waterfalls! I’ll let you know how it goes…
Over & Out, ...
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 ...
... are hoping to return after the project has begun and give them a presentation on our work.
The following day Amee and I decided to visit the ‘Ile de Goree’, a beautiful island just off the coast of Dakar, famous for its art, beauty and ‘Musee des Esclaves’ (Slavery Museum). We paid the extortionate price for the ferry and tourist fee and arrived to huge blown up images of Macky Sall and Francois Holland. ‘Bienvenue les Presidentes’ ...
... of the Counterpart Workshop, where each volunteer has both their supervisor and counterpart come to the training center for a two-day event on: general getting to know each other better exercises, American culture fair, information on how we will now fit into their community and work environment. Our week here in Thies will also consist of more of the usual medical sessions, aka immunization time (which the doctors know me by name now and are prepared with ...
... many of which have gradually disappeared through time.
Within a safe distance, we are taken near the animals. It's a real amazing opportunity for wild nature photographer aficionados. In here we can see giant Baobabs, antelopes, gazelles, ostriches, giraffes, buffaloes, monkeys, birds, crocodiles, giant turtles and also rhinoceros.
There's also a burial chamber on the hollow of a thousand year old ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility