Hotel Espadon de Saly
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... along the way. We were off. The car ride was pretty smooth since we were all able to stretch out a little bit since the car was only about half full. Puppy, still nameless, slept for the first hour of the 7 hour trip; its hard keeping a puppy confined to a small box while on a road trip, he was restless to say the least. Since nobody wanted to take responsibility for this dog, Jenn found it outside and another volunteer up north said she would take it; I took on the responsibility ...
... Of course it didn’t last, as the minute we arrived back to Joal we were whisked away to a naming ceremony. I personally thought it was not dissimilar to an outdoor Avon Party but with more dancing and posher boubous!
Since this crazy weekend we spent a week recovering in the calm of Joal, visiting the CEM upon the premise of starting lessons only to be told ‘After Tabaski!’ We did have a visit from Connie & Klaus with whom we discussed Fas Jom. ...
... and only 42km complete, 1 broken down truck (and there are many) and the villages shut down, no worries let's just take the engine out or remove the axle! Seriously I have immense respect, nothing is thrown away and everything can be repaired! Makes me think of london when it snows. We didn't make Kaolak as we hoped so we ended up finding a little village to stay ...
... to be 9-11, then 11-1. Needless to say, the first lessons usually begin around 9.20 and if teachers are feeling a bit tired, will finish around 10.30. The entire 2 hours is devoted to copying off the chalk board or just… not doing much! Serenaded by goats bleating and kittens miaowing, the students copy relentlessly off the chalk board, and not much else! For lack of anything to do, we spent our time picking fault in the teacher’s English grammar. ...