Tag Archives: Senegal
A final photo from Dakar shows the current style for cart-pulling horses. They are all decorated with ribbons and bells. They look quaint and stylish. See other photos from Dakar, Senegal, in the Gallery.
Looking out the window of a big tour bus I found this couple to represent everything in Dakar: bright colors, happy faces, traditional transport, a NY baseball cap and a horse-drawn cart. Life is hard in that city, but the … Continue reading
These ladies are all dolled up for their day. High fashion, old fashioned and moderate fashion with a basket on the head. Dakar, Senegal, is full of sights such as this. The poverty is sad, but the people usually have … Continue reading
Dads and daughters have a special relationship. It is no different at the market in Dakar, Senegal. See other photos from Dakar, Senegal, in the Gallery.
The Pink Lake Lodge is a relatively new addition to this area on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. The round huts are built with cement painted yellow decorated with an artist’s rendering of flowers and indigenous animals, and topped with … Continue reading
These photos show the beautiful fruits and vegetables that are coaxed out of the ground around Dakar. I have no idea where they are grown in this hot, sandy desert environment. The government has to plant trees to keep the … Continue reading
The beach near the Pink Lake was beautiful. Our unreliable vehicles stopped and reduced air pressure in the tires before driving across the dunes. The Atlantic Ocean was turquoise, the sky was blue, the sun was warm and the beach … Continue reading
Everywhere we went through Dakar, Senegal, and the outskirts, the women wore colorful dress and wraps. On their heads they wrapped matching fabric into a turban. They were beautiful from head to toe in their vibrant, tropical hues. See other … Continue reading
This pretty little girl stood watching the dancing in the Fulani village near Lake Retba. She didn’t join in, but was having fun with her friends as part of the audience. Her hair is so beautifully braided with colorful dangles … Continue reading