Why You Should Visit Dakar, Senegal

In honor of Senegal’s Independence Day on April 4th, here are a few photos from my visit to Dakar, Goree Island and other places in Senegal over the summer in 2014. Despite going during a time where it was, what I considered a Ghost Town because it was the Fasting Month of Ramadan, the city is very colorful and vibrant. Dakar has such a balance with its temperatures, easily because of its close proximity to the water, but also because of its location in the equator (on the same equatorial lines of the British Virgin Islands). I have always had a huge love for the French lifestyle and food, especially after my visit to Paris and various cities in France 5 years back. Just like any other African country, there is the very poor side and then the more developed side. I spent one evening giving back It is a beautiful and friendly country. I also witnessed that a lot of the newer cars are the European imports, such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz. The buildings are mainly constructed by North Koreans. I would go back if I could, especially so I can head over to Saint Louis. I would definitely recommend you to visit. Especially the humongous Renaissance Monument, located right smack in the middle of the city, located not far from the airport. Happy Independence Day, Senegal!

If you would like to purchase a print from my trip to Senegal for your home, it would be an honor to be a part of your family!

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