08 February, 2020
*Vocab* Nar: Wolof word for Arab/North African/Middle Eastern Toubab: Wolof word for a foreigner of European descent _____________________________________________ At the beginning of my experience in Senegal, I would get mad why people didn’t recognize me as a nar. In the streets everyone would yell "toubab toubab" and treat me as if I was a special…
16 December, 2019
After procrastinating for over a month to write my first blog, I feel today is the day. I’ve been delaying it cause I was constantly worried about being objective and not distorting the narrative of Senegal, but I finally realised that unless I talk about Attaya or food, there’s no way I can be objective….
01 November, 2019