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Crossing the marsh

Crossing the marsh

Crazy bridge

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Baobab Baby

Baobab Baby

It’s like 10 trees all wrapped up in the same bark. Baobabs are incredible.

Paddling

Paddling

No one has ever been as happy to be paddling a canoe as I was to be paddling this canoe

Abalones

Abalones

Drying at Djifer

Sacred Trees

Sacred Trees

The three intertwined trees represent the coexisting religions of Mar Lodj: Islam, Christianity, and Animism

Amulet Ingredients

Amulet Ingredients

These are different pelts and natural products that are used to make gris-gris, religious charms. Those are actual monkey heads.

Sledding!

Sledding!

A lot of vendors sell toques in Touba. I guess some people find 35 degrees celsius chilly.

TS Eliot was here

TS Eliot was here

This is what the Sahel looks like