Blogs from Koungheul, Kaffrine Region, Senegal, Africa


Africa » Senegal » Kaffrine Region » Koungheul July 13th 2010

Salaam aleekum! Greetings from Koungheul! Where is Koungheul? you ask. Well, take the one road out of Dakar and drive to Kaolack. From here, take the one road to Tambacounda and drive for about two and a half hours. Tada! Welcome to Koungheul. We are essentially in the Middle of Nowhere. Koungheul is a bustling town of nearly 20,000 (according to Wikipedia) but that seems awfully large. There is a market, a handful of mosques, some small butiks (kind of like general stores where you can buy everything from liquid soap to powdered milk to Fanta to lengths of rope), and a lot of goats. Karin says: If you've ever seen the movie, 'Groundhog's Day,' then you can get an idea of what life is like in Koungheul. Everyday is the same from food to daily ... read more
Mom and Bernadette
Sophie, me, and Véro before church
Mom, Sophie, and Véro eating ceebu jen

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