Here are some pictures from in and around Dakar, Senegal.
Brightly-coloured art can be seen all over Dakar from canoes like this one to the city’s graffiti-covered walls.
Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine or the African Renaissance Monument is apparently the tallest of its kind in the world.
Although Senegal is over 90% Muslim, there seems to be religious tolerance in the country. This is a picture of the Dakar Cathedral.
This picture is of Goree Island as seen from mainland Dakar. I love how the sun’s rays appear to create a halo over the island in this picture.
This is Goree Island’s beach which is popular with tourists and Dakarois alike.
This picture shows the cliffs at Cap Manuel, Dakar. A bunker and watch tower said to have built into the rocks during World War 2 can still be seen there today.
This is Almadies in Dakar. The area is popular and packed with restaurants, bars and clubs. I took this picture at 3am and couldn’t believe how busy the place was at that time of the night.
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