Dakar is the capital city of Senegal on the country’s Atlantic coast. It is the westernmost African city and is a strategic departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade. Dakar is home to the National Assembly of Senegal and the Presidential Palace.
Its economy comes from the export of fish, phosphates, and peanuts. The dress in Senegal is conservative and many places will not let you in if you are wearing shorts.
There are 16 different ethnic groups in Senegal and the main language is Wolof with French being the second language. They gained their independence from the French in 1960. 95% of the population is Muslim and polygamy is practiced. Men can have up to four wives, if they are able to support them.
The flag of Senegal...
They have a beautiful port facility.
A man of 60 kilos would be sold for a barrel of wine or a goat. Children would be sold for a piece of tobacco or a necklace.
Not sure what this instrument was, but he was playing it and singing. He had a very good voice. The hole in the instrument was a convenient place for dropping tips…