Catégorie : Africa

Matam : My street 0

Matam : My street

Hello everybody, This is the three pictures I took before the kids arrived (read the next post for the explication). This is my home. As you can see, no windows at all, everything is open to the wind and the dust. The door on the left is an access to the roof where my roommate...

How to not take street’s pictures… 0

How to not take street’s pictures…

Do you know what ? When you want to take a picture in an African street, do it with discretion. Really! If you don’t, firstly, a child will start yelling something like « Hey, he has got a camera ! » and he will run to you asking you to take a picture of him. Too late...

After 3 weeks in Matam 0

After 3 weeks in Matam

Hello everybody! I don’t know if all of you knew it but I’ve been in Senegal for 3 weeks now and everything is fine here. This new experience is already very instructive but it’s kind of difficult to explain you why. I just feel good here but I don’t really know why… It’s maybe too...

Des Salutations. 0

Des Salutations.

Ici les gens se saluent plusieurs fois par jour et longuement. En français, cela donne « — Bonjour, ça va ? » « – Oui, ça va » « – Bien merci et vous ? » « — Bien, bien merci » « — Ca va bien merci »… et ainsi de suite parfois pendant...