Pokémon GO et Dakar, Senegal Tour

The hype of Pokémon GO is very real. I don’t know in Facebook but in Instagram, it’s as if everyone is training to be the best Pokémon Master ever. Pokémon is a game very close to my heart. I started playing Pokémon with my good ol’ Nintendo Gameboy in the 2nd grade and played through high school. Actually, this is one of the few video … Continue reading Pokémon GO et Dakar, Senegal Tour

My love-hate relationship with French (not the fries)

So I’m stuck for another more year here in Burkina Faso. A West-African French-speaking country. I’ve been here for over a year now. Because of that, everyone expects me to speak fluent French now. I also thought I can do a year and emerge victorious and with a new learned language in my pocket. But what went wrong? You see, I hated my country assignment. … Continue reading My love-hate relationship with French (not the fries)

The Kikay Lake | Lake Retba, Senegal

First heard about this Le Lac Rose or The Pink Lake in a 10H flight from Dubai to Dakar. The Flight Attendants of Emirates Airlines are gushing about this one of a kind tourist destination found somewhere in Senegal. I googled this Pink Lake in Dakar and yes it is really pink. This is because of an algae which produces this pinkish pigment for easier absorption of … Continue reading The Kikay Lake | Lake Retba, Senegal