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The heat is oppressive here. As I write this it is finally raining, for the first time in about a week and a half. As such, prior to this exact moment it has been really hot and sticky. And sunny – which makes the temperature seem even higher. And of course at this time when […]

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So, I worked out this morning. For the first time since I’ve been here… Ha! Well, I guess I have considered all my walks to class workouts, but this morning I went to the Piscine Olympique (Olympic sized swimming pool). It was a very impressive-looking structure. I did 12 laps of the pool, which is […]

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Not much is new, because I’ve been spending a lot of time working this week. I just had a Wolof test (it was HARD!), I have a Senegalese Society paper due Friday, and I’ve been reading a novel for class (“God’s Bits of Wood” -it’s really good).But I just wanted to point out that today […]

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These are pictures of Toubab Diallo. The first picture is of me making a batik. Man, that was a process. I would have to say that mine turned out… OK… Not great, not awful, just fine.The second picture is the ‘resort’ we stayed in. It was so beautiful – very artsy. I think that’s what […]

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