La maison Abaka
Travel Blogs from Dakar
... s a little Asian girl that has newly discovered she's not too shabby at horseback riding. Just looked like a normal lake; good stuff. Not actually, but at least I can say that I've been.
Our busy weekend closed out and we returned to our host families Sunday evening. Coming back to my host home from a long weekend was probably one of the first times it really felt like coming home.
And then Monday came and this ...
... walked around the city. We did some shopping. Alex and I put our bargaining skills to good use and got what we wanted for the exact price we wanted! On the way home, the six of us girls really needed to pee, so our driver stopped in a small village at some random house. He didn’t know the people who lived there and I have no idea what town we were in. The lady let us all in to use the washroom. A contrast from life in Canada – not that we would refuse strangers in ...
... The goat that we had was pretty good, but it was hard for me to get the smell from the beach out of my head and made it hard for me to eat much. It was a very interesting holiday to say the least. Very unique experience. It really was fun to get to see the children during this time. They were all running around eating candy and drinking sodas. Something that apparently they almost never get to do except for around this time. It really was like ...
... Zoe and Lena, the volunteers going to Ziguinchor are staying with the Dakar volunteers, Ellie and Emily, for 3 weeks before making the journey down south. We stay here until Monday, when we travel down to Joal after meeting with the British Ambassador at the Embassy.
The roads here are very sandy and uneven; it’s weird to see road signs on something that would be classed as a dirt track in the UK. Many cars wouldn’t be classed as road worthy either; one ...
... everything!! This beautifully stickered-out box was filled with things such as a Hawaiian calendar (duh), keyboard cover, wipes, adapter/converter, memory card, and jump rope. I assumed that a package being sent from Hawaii would take some time to receive but I never would have thought six weeks!! Considering the length of time it takes to get a package it appears as though I will only be requesting luxury items instead of the necessities, in which I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet