TripAdvisor Reviews Koulang-Koulang Saly
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... way. After arriving, we partook in a mass with all 10,000 that lasted until the early hours, caught little sleep on the gravel floor then back to church at 6am. But what a weekend of worship and community! It felt a little like Grapevine but hotter with unearthlier hours! (on a further note, the whole thing was televised and I’ve since had every other person in Joal say that they saw me dancing on television - great!)
This weekend I write having ...
... flag and singing the national anthem, it took 30 minutes to allocate the children into their classes. I was put with the 'petite section’, the younger 2-3 year olds. I found myself teaching the children how to hold a pencil, whilst the teacher texted her maties. She kept saying ‘I’m making the most of the toubab’ – basically having the day off!! I found the language barrier with the children difficult, but we managed to sing some songs together ...
... to distract me as the stabbing takes place), safety and security sessions, language classes, and party (consisting of volunteers, Peace Corps Staff, and one member of each of our host families during CBT). Following this week of festivities we will have about three more days with our host family then we are off to the US Embassy in Dakar to swear in and then VELINGARA HERE I COME!! Time has flown by here and I can't wait to actually start my service and be a volunteer! ...
... of traffic and busy streets. We had to go several time on side roads (with bumps and holes) to get there early. When there is a traffic jam, you find that the roads are filled with people selling fruits, water, car spare parts and other product. Everywhere is a place to make business.
At 10h45, we finally arrived at Dakar Maritime Port to get the ferry to Gorée Island. It's already hot and the temperature is rising fast. The fresh maritime breeze cools a little but it's ...
... friendly staff and amazing food. The hotel cat is always wandering nearby, meowing for some attention, but never bothering or hurting the guests.
He's just looking for some scraps that fell on the floor, nothing else. :)
After dinner, as usual, we went for a small walk on the hotel premisses enjoying the moonlight, the music and the warm weather of Senegal.
Time to go to bed and sleep.
See you tomorrow!