Dakar is a hectic but vibrant city situated on a Peninsula. There's a constant chaotic flow of traffic that includes not just cars but animals and peddlers selling stuff. Despite its annoyances, it's worth visiting: you'll eat cheap, tasty street food, hear great live music and be...more
A unique monastery just outside of Dakar where local monks chant beautiful melodic tunes in Wolof every Sunday morning, preceded by a sermon in French. Next door they sell fresh fruits and locally made goat cheese.
A clean, scenic hotel and restaurant situated right along the beach in the Ngor neighborhood of Dakar. I didn't stay there, but ate at the restaurant a few times and used their wi-fi, which is faster and more reliable than anywhere else in the area. There's not surprisingly a large...more
Locals have a love-hate relationship with this grand statue commemorating Africans that's ironically displaying two Asians and designed by Koreans. Even if you don't like the statue, it's worth trekking to the top of the hill, which has a sweeping view of Dakar, and displays the...more