- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... 8217;t go anywhere without a huge smile etched across my face – everyone must think I’m loony. The Wolof, though not fluent, is definitely getting there and conversations are getting so much easier. The only worry is that I’m losing my French! The conversations are often and full, I feel like I know half of the 40,000 population of Joal and everywhere I go I see so many people that I know (or they know me and I just smile and wave!) Basketball is ...
... flags, Tom explained that this was a VERY important match. Perhaps two of the biggest teams in Africa, Senegal needed to win 2-0 in order to qualify for the African Cup of Nations. The Senegalese are football crazy and the atmosphere in the stadium (Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor) was electric! We found ourselves seats (a space of concrete, that is) above the tunnel at around 3pm, 4 hours prior to the kickoff. This really didn’t matter as we were so embroiled with ...
... but is crucial in how I live my life these days.
·The Senegalese lock every door! My host mom will not leave her room without her key and is sure to inform me when I “forget” to lock my room. It is not a matter of security I don’t think but if you loose something then it is viewed as shameful and looks bad on the family.·Soap is a luxury here, which is gross to say the least. Simple tasks such as food preparation or post toilet duties do ...
... 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 ...