Earlier this week, Emily, Sierra, and I went to the fabric market in Dakar called HLM. After our experience using Kaar Rappit with Mamaa to visit the boutique in Medina, we decided against taking a taxi. To give you an idea, going in a given direction on kaar rappit is 100CFA, taking a taxi is anwhere from 1000 – 3000 CFA depending on where … Read More Jend piis ci HLM – Glitter, fabric, and adventures at HLM
Here are some of my musings about my German speaking/listening/understanding abilities and being at the market today in my neighborhood. An unexpected experience, but quite rewarding. This neighborhood is great. Also, my thoughts are kind of scattered, but I like discussing things as I experience them rather than carefully constructing what I want to say about my travels and what I learn.
For quite some time, I have wanted to visit “Achelleme,” the famous fabric market in Dakar. I did some research and found this post from “Senegal Daily” which had some tips about what to expect at the market. And aside from that post and a brief description from Lonely Planet, there isn’t much information at the top of Google about what to expect. Getting to … Read More Le Marché des HLM and Tailored Clothes in Dakar