Watching time go by

Monday finds Simon going to Bansang asthe hunt goes on, he phone to say he may have to go all the way to Banjul and so I settle is for a long wait. Fortunately there is world cup football to watch, otherwise there would be nothing, Senegalise television leaves something to be desired. I have […]

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Well and truly stuck in Senegal

Simon turned up at the mechanic Monday morning to find the worst case scenario has happened. The gears are stuffed (not a mechanical term but pretty descriptive of the situation). So after ringing Kevin for a contact in Dakar, Simon sets off with an appie (apprentice mechanic) called Raymond and the broken parts. I stayed […]

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Happy Birthday Simon

Today Simon has his birthday and the pressie I bought in London has survived the journey, the Airfix kit is a plane not a car, I did not buy the right paints (I personally blamed the Hamleys helper for that) but at least it will keep him busy when we are stuck somewhere or have […]

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Zebrabar

Monday morning and things are looking up, we are on and island (well during the rainy season it is) next to the wildlife reserve. The Zebrabar is a campsite/bungalow setup run by a very friendly Swiss couple called Ursula and they have two children and were out early to apologise for not greeting us when […]

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Recovery period

Friday and I did not move, fortunately I brought many painkillers with me and I made good use of them. Lech and Aga (polish couple) moved to the campsite and that night took us out for dinner. We had pizza and beer and good company. Saturday we were sitting on the beach when 4 cars […]

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