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Harvesting salt, scooping it up from the bottom  
   

Harvesting salt, scooping it up from the bottom

Lake Retba’s water has such high salinity that the solution is saturated. Actually the bottom of the lake is not mud or sand, it is pure salt. Harvesting salt from the lake is a big business and the method of extraction is very simple: they stand in the lake and scoop up the salt.
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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