Walking Tour

map of the route

On their second day in Sénégal the students did a walking tour of Thiès and recorded some of their observations. Photos for this posting were contributed by Kristen, Mary, Mayra,  and Noah.

Host Families

Andrea, Paul, Aaron, Mayra

After a good night’s rest, our second day began with a walking tour of Thiès city center and market area. Photos ,contributed by students, will be posted later.  After the walking tour we rested back at our hotel and then had a lunch of yassa poulet, chicken with rice and onions, that is typically served … Keep reading »


Leaving the airport

Students arrived in Dakar at 5 am, one half hour early.  After a light petit dejeuner and our first group photo near the lighthouse on the edge of Dakar, we travelled for about 2 hours to Thiès.  After settling in at our hotel we enjoyed a lunch of Sénégal’s national dish of ceebu jën (Wolof … Keep reading »

Getting Ready

Sally Jo & Ron

Ron and Sally Jo Milne are on location in Thiès, Sénégal, preparing for the students arrival on 29 April, 2010.  Ron, retired Professor of Mathematics, and Sally Jo, retired Librarian at GC, have led 5 SST units in the past: 3 in Haiti (1978 – 79), 1 in Côte d’Ivoire (1995), and 1 in Indonesia … Keep reading »