Hello everyone, I hope you’re doing well and that the polar vortex hasn’t been hitting too hard! To those in the midst of finals, wishing you nothing but good vibes, the end is near! This weekend, I had the opportunity … Continue reading Un voyage à Kaolack, le frisbee, et les ateliers
Greetings everyone and as always, thanks for reading! Today is the one month anniversary of my first day in Dakar and I can hardly believe it! Some days it seems like I’ve been here forever, while other days I feel as though … Continue reading Le Thanksgiving et un mois à Dakar!
Greetings from sweltering Dakar! I have been told that the weather is eventually going to cool down, but it has reached around 30° to 33° C (86° F to 91° F) almost every day thus so far. I really like the … Continue reading Les fêtes religieuses et la nourriture
Hello everyone and thank you for reading! The last week or so has been an extremely tumultuous time in the United States and it has been very difficult to be outside the country, so I wanted to take a moment … Continue reading La vie dakaroise après les élections
Greetings from Dakar! I’ve been here for a week now and am beginning to adjust to the pace of life. I arrived late the evening of October 27th, after flights from Madison to Atlanta to Paris and finally to Dakar. … Continue reading La première semaine sénégalaise
Hello all! For those who don’t know, I am heading out this Wednesday for a nine month Fulbright research fellowship in Senegal. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. State Department and dates back to the post-World War II era. It sponsors early … Continue reading Mon séjour au Sénégal
Hello everyone! I am sorry for not writing anything in so long, I’ve been super busy with everything here, particularly because I’ve visited four new countries in the past month! Over our whirlwind fall break (les vacances de Toussaint), my … Continue reading Les vacances de la Toussaint et le Maroc!