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Île de Gorée: the perfect Dakar day trip

5 min readPublished Aug 29, 2018

One of West Africa’s most dynamic cities, Dakar offers a dizzying mix of sun-kissed beaches, colourful markets and mbalax-fueled nightclubs where snappily…

Looking out from the beach to the sea, the left side of the image has a couple of traditional piroques on the sand, which are backed by bright red historical buildings (two storeys) and trees © Tuul & Bruno Morandi / Getty Images