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  • Lac rose - the pink lake

    Dakar Things to Do

    25km North of Dakar lays Lac Retba, also known as Lac Rose (Pink lake), which has is name from the colour of its waters due the salt and the algae. Particularly in the dry season, the colour gets really pink. In other periods it tends to look rather mauve. Thanks to the high concentration of salt in the water, it enables you to float in it easily,...

  • Domaine de Nianing

    Dakar Hotels

    BP 1810, Dakar, Senegal

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Participate in local life...

    Dakar Things to Do

    If you have the occasion, try to visit the house of a local, so you can see how life is for them. And if you want to and are invited, why not participate?


Ile de Goree

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  • Ferry to Ile de Gôree

    Ile de Goree Transportation

    The ferry goes about every 1 to 2 hours, takes about 30min and is very reliable and safe.It costs about 5000 CFA (€7,5 / $10) for an adult and 2000 CFA for a child.

  • Former slave house

    Ile de Goree Things to Do

    One of the main attractions of the island is the former Slave House. Actually not that many slaves were 'processed' from here, more from St. Louis up to the north and Gambia up to the south. But it remains a testimony of the horrors of the slave trade throughout the Atlantic world.

  • locals who want 'something'

    Ile de Goree Tourist Traps

    As this is a tourists spot it might attract people who don't necessarily have good intentions. As an innocent girl I was quite easily trapped into the sweet talks of some locals who are kind at first sight but actually want something from you. Remain calm but keep your distance.



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    by hannette Written Jan 12, 2013

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    Kitchen is opened from noon until 2.30 p.m. and from 6.30 p.m. until 10 p.m.

    Favorite Dish: Poulet yassa (chicken) with bissap (local soft drink extracted from red sorrel leaves)

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