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Maison des Esclaves  
   

Maison des Esclaves

The opening you can see in between the staircases is called Door of No Return. Slaves were brought through that door and on board the ships that took them to the Americas
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

Senegalese Flag 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
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