Ake had a swim in the water and he found it to be hilarious. The salty water has much higher density than fresh water and the higher density leads to higher buoyancy and that makes you float better. Or in laymen terms: If you lie in the water you bob like a cork
Senegal I - Dakar, Lake Retba and Saint-Louis January 3rd 2018 A pink lake, which is not very pink, a colonial city, which lacks colonial buildings, and an old town, which is not so old
Here comes the second blog entry from our Christmas/New Year vacation in the Gambia and Senegal. Since we spent much more time in Senegal than in the Gambia we also have more to write about from there. We will divide the Senegal part of the trip into four separat ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Cape Verde Peninsula » Dakar Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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