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Category: Senegal 2021-22
The Big Hug(s) of Niognani
We arrived in Niognani, Kekouta’s village, today and were immediately welcomed like family members. It feels so good to be back after two years. It feels like such an important relationship for our school back. Here are some thoughts from our ‘pillow talk’ this evening: ‘I would say when we got here I thought there … Continue reading The Big Hug(s) of Niognani
Impacts and Perfection
By Jordan Bayliss Today was perfect. I had done my research on Hakuna Lodge and did a lot looking at Google Maps of the Sine Saloum before we left for Senegal. The day was perfect because I gained a better understanding of the complexity of Senegal’s mangrove delta than I could have by simply researching … Continue reading Impacts and Perfection
Notes from First Real Discussion
First impressions: ‘The geography and people really stood out as different from CCS and Virginia.’ - Francesca The contrast between waiting, with so many significant things happening at once before we came, and the significance of our first few hours is worth noting. ‘I wasn’t prepared for the feeling of the village… when you strip … Continue reading Notes from First Real Discussion
A warm welcome
We have only been in Senegal for about 10 hours but a lot of warmth has come our way. First, we’ve certainly experienced the warm temperatures- it’s 86 or so right now and humid. Bryan and Andrew are literally drenched in sweat from playing an intense soccer match. We are all enjoying the break from … Continue reading A warm welcome
What’s on our minds
We're sitting in the airport at JFK, spread out in an airy section of seating adjacent to Gate B34. We'll be airborne in less than two hours and soon enough in Senegal, our home for the next 11 days. There's so much to look forward to. Here's what's on our minds at this moment: Khoudia … Continue reading What’s on our minds
On the way!
Just a quick note to let you all know we’re on our flight to JFK! Exciting times!
RESUMING GLOBAL ED. TRAVEL
We are so excited to resume our engagement with the world through travel. 10 of us will spend 11 days in Senegal starting this week and we hope you will follow closely and enhance the experience with your questions and comments. Please subscribe and check back regularly. The country of Teranga is an amazing place, … Continue reading RESUMING GLOBAL ED. TRAVEL