Tag Archives: West Africa

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   Advertisements

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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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The winds are starting to blow

and I find the wind lovely. According to the Weather Channel, it’s only blowing about 20 mph, which has the leaves blowing almost all of the time. Sometimes gusts will blow the red dirt into the air. The winds are … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Dakar

        First published 4/8/2012 @ Bestbookihavenotread “Wow!” sums up what my husband and I thought of our week in Senegal. “Wow!” is extra appropriate because in Wolof (the primary African language of Senegal) it translates to “good”! … Continue reading

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So I’m Going to be Raising two children in West Africa

Part of the getting ready process is deciding how much info to share (or not share) with my children ahead of time about what they might expect in Africa. There is a fine line between preparing them and scaring them. The … Continue reading

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So I’ve Got Some News

First posted 2/11/2012 on BestBookIHaveNotRead I have accepted a new position for next year at the International School of Dakar. That’s in Senegal. In West Africa. (as Director of Curriculum–You probably won’t even pay attention to that part-you’re still back … Continue reading

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