La maison Abaka
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... are full of pot holes and every truck, including us, goes around them or does their best to avoid them, it’s quite a job really, but there just doesn’t seem to be any effort to fix the holes, not many garages along this route either, we just stop and use the bush pee breaks, then it’s off again
We have had some decent meals, but it’s pretty much the same vegetables all the time, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, and of course pasta, rice cous cous ...
... life and how a lot of transactions are done here.
7. African beaches, or at least the ones here, are gorgeous.
8. They do iron their underwear.
9. It's to kill larvae that can come from the laundry.
10. You know what's not easy? Living without water for a little over a day.
11. I value running water more than I value AC and power.
12. Senegalese don't use trashcans.
13. I really do ...
... buy something from Betty; Betty needs to feed her kids” she kept saying, annoyingly referring to herself in the third person all the time. I kept refusing; she was fairly plump and obviously wasn’t starving!
As she followed me around (aaarrgh! Go away!) her demeanour went from cheerful to wheedling to downright belligerent. Even when our guide chased her away she was back again within minutes. I would be listening to the guide and ...
... Guns of Navarone was filmed here too. He also took us into a local hut and we were shown how they made sand paintings, it was really clever and I loved the paintings but had already bought some cheaper elsewhere so we left leaving them disappointed.
After a local lunch of Yassa Poisson, which is fried fish, rice and a lemon and onion gravy, we were shown around the slave house. The slaves were kept in separate cells depending on ...
... they had decided to leave us for good. Having caused a fair amount of the tension on the truck since they'd been on board, it was with some sense of relief that we headed south west without them. The other rejoined still in denial, convinced there would be up grades along the way!.
At one point we took a wrong turn in a place called Mbane and were stopped by a Police Officer. Once he knew where we were headed, rather than take advantage, ...