- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... town this side of the border. By the time I got into the last mode of transport for the day - a shared seven seater (in the horrid back row of course) I was exhausted and had a terrible headache. I presumed everyone in the car was going only as far as I was, but when I was told it was time to get out, the surrounding money changing men left me with little doubt that we had infact gone all the way to the border. And that we had. It was dark by then though ...
... to Saint Louis for the ‘English Teachers of Senegal’ conference, a trip to Dakar for the British Embassy’s Carol Service (where Amee is accompanying!) and a wedding. We are then making the most of our Christmas holidays by spending some time in the Gambia with all the Senegal vols and then celebrating New Year at the Abene percussion festival with Amee’s sister. Am I excited? YES!! Bring it on!
That’s all for now, lessons to plan! Over & out ...
... 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 ...
... us to the House of Slaves by some side streets, where we can see the actual and not so tourist sightseeing Gorée. And finally we arrived at the House of Slaves, an old redish house, where slaves were kept before sending them to America, for work. The local guide tells us the story and historical facts of this house, show us the miserable conditions where hundreds of slaves where kept, families separated, men on one side, women and children on the other, the punishment place ...
... goes by and lunch hour arrives faster than e expected. At the restaurant, we had a different kind of fish for lunch, always with vegetables and rice. You can ask for something else, but we wanted to try Senegalese cuisine and our chef had a very good reputation. The meal was superb!
After lunch, it's time to go back to our room and rest a little. At this hour, the Sun is burning hot and it's not safe to be outside without getting a huge sunburn.
The pool is ...