Travel Streetshot : Dakar




Sunday, December 7, 2014

The area that today is Senegal once was of the west  African Empire of Mali, Ghana, and Tekrur. The country takes its name from the river that runs along its northern and eastern borders,forming the frontier with Mauritania and Mali. A poetic etymology from the Wolof people states that the name derives from the local term Sunugal, meaning "our dugout canoe" (everyone is in the same boat). The population is divided into twelve ethnic groups, each with its own customs and dialect. The largest single ethnic group is the Wolof, who makes up over one-third of the population and most people talk french .

a week ago i've been visiting Dakar a warm and comfortable city where you can feel peace and respect.The entire urban landscape is full of color: The walls, the transport, houses and buildings, the sidewalks ...















 

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