Category Archives: Senegal

Great Senegal blog

Kari maintains the great blog Senegal Daily and maintains Dakar Eats, a wonderful resource for expats living in Senegal. She helped with this article in the magazine for Ethiopia Air. Check it out! Fish as Feast  

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Spin me a yarn

I loved seeing this gentleman at work this past spring at ISD during World Cultural Month and had the opportunity to chat with him, courtesy of a translator. He’s been weaving for 60 years. He is 75 years old. If … Continue reading

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On the Corniche

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Vilage des art de Dakar

Yesterday I had the opportunity to go the Vilage des Art de Dakar (Dakar Art Village). Not that far from the area I live in, next to the soccer stadium, there is a small refuge away from the ‘cityness’ of … Continue reading

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Growing Papaya ‘Trees’?? Things I wonder about

I thought I’d write about these bizarre looking plants that showed up in my ‘yard’ earlier this school year and have just kept growing. It was almost if they weren’t there one day and then the next they were knee-high … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2013

Madrid, Spain 4 hour 10 minute direct flight leaves late at night-arrives early in the morning 2 hours time difference Segovia, Spain by high speed train 27 minutes by train Subway to train station apartment rental 5 steps away from … Continue reading

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Getting ill overseas–Challenges of living abroad-Dec 2012

“Guys, I think I might need to go home. I’m feeling really sick,” I said to the kids Thursday as we walked from the parking lot towards the school entrance. A wave of exhaustion and nausea had washed over me in the … Continue reading

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