Travel Blogs from Dakar
After taking off from D.C., we settles into our seats as drinks and snacks were being passed by a very friendly South African Airways crew. They must have knew I was coming because this amazing airline stocks Captain Morgan for its rum of choice. And if that isn't wonderful enough, They are all FREE!!! My ass is a happy, although soon to be numb, camper. I made quick friends with Ishmal, my flight attendant, who proceeded to quinche my thirst ...
... I'd established a good knowledge of this city's background that I made my decision to dive into the vipers nest and attempt to peddle an old, but respectably flashy mobile phone we no longer had use for. I undertook this not without trepidation. I was taking the plunge with the hustlers with determination, if not obvious naivity.
On a particulary busy nondescript street no different from any other in Dakar I began one hot morning. I entered a string of ...
While here in The Gambia we have met many school children who have asked for pens, balls and other school supplies. While we can't help them all, we did stop at at rural school today, where Pegasus passengers throughout the season have pitched in to build a new schoolhouse. ...
Blog Entry 12 – Thursday 9th September 2010
So today was our last day in Dakar – we decided to have a fancy breakfast at La Galette on Avenue Pompidou and it just made me think of how much I am going to miss Dakar – Pancakes, Waffles and Croissants all the time – it wouldn't be a bad life (ok one that may eventually lead to obesity and heart problems but you would like to think you’d be happy!). I had to quickly meet David ...
August 9th (Day 39)- The camp was officially finished but some campers flights were not until late today or tomorrow, so we hung out in the pool area, campers exchanged information and just enjoyed their last moments here at the hotel with one another. Throughout the camp the campers have been asking me what my position with the NBA was and I would respond none and that I was working as a volunteer. They had plenty of questions to ask about school in the ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed