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Wow, what an amazing weekend I had at Toubab Diallo artist haven! I already miss it, and know that I will go back at least one again during my time here in Senegal. We got to school Saturday morning at 7am, and a huge luxurious bus was waiting to take us to our destination! I […]

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Yesterday afternoon I went to the Cultural Center of Dakar to watch my friend, Lauren, take a dance lesson. The cultural center is a really neat place with a lot of greenery, music, and people just hanging out. It’s all very laid back – her dance lesson took place on a little outdoor stage in […]

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Ugh, I’m so mad. My family finally got my laundry taken care of, and it was a disaster. Some kind of blue dye got on a bunch of my clothes, about 5 tank tops were stretched in weird and uneven places, rendering them unwearable, and stains weren’t taken out of any of my clothes. Basically, […]

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I must have a really bad memory or something, because no matter how hard I try I cannot retain all the vocab words we are supposed to be learning. Furthermore, we are constructing full sentences right now, and I have a lot of trouble creating one on the spot in class. I hope I’m not […]

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So, before when I mentioned the fact that I didn’t think the Muslims and Christians got along, I failed to qualify that statement. In the grand scheme of things, the two religions live together in perfect harmony. It’s the complete opposite of the Palestine/Israel situation. Here, mosques and churches are on the same street, and […]

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