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Going Home

Its my last morning in Mbour.  There are so many things I haven't done.  I'm traveling a lot differently than I used to.  Once upon a time, even on a work trip, I would spend a good deal of time in a new place wandering alone, seeing the sites, trying to understand what the people are like.  This was a very limited and limiting process... the problem was ...

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Mbour, Day 2

Day 2 in Mbour

Mbour is poor. Its a city south of the capital of Senegal, Dakar, on the Atlantic coast in West Africa.  The official population is about 600,000, though I talked to someone today who said the larger area has a population of about 3 million.  We've been staying in Saly, which is a small neighborhood or district that is slightly more affluent -- many tourist hotels ...

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