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Grain storage huts  

Grain storage huts

The community used to store grain in special storage huts. These huts stand on stilts because the mud flat gets flooded each high tide. Insects and rodents don't like salt water much. So when huts were used as storage there were fewer rats and bugs in the flour.
Senegal II - South of Dakar

January 4th 2018
Tree hugging, oyster "eating" and more You are now reading the second part of our trip in Senegal. The previous blog entry included what we saw in Dakar and north thereof. In this we will tell you about the places we visited south of Dakar. Joal-Fadiouth [url= ... read more
Africa » Senegal

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
16th March 2018

Thanks for taking us along on your travels through Africa. You've taken off the beaten path.

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