Off the beaten path: Senegal

Senegal, the humid tropical land of professional storytellers, colorful markets and clothes, interesting traditions, dances and music, has various destinations to offer to the off the beaten path travelers - you can visit and take a dip in the pink lake Retba, learn some African drumming, see the house of slaves, visit the weird shell cemetery, eat some unusual foods and more.

The pink lake Retba

Lake Retba in Senegal might remind you of unicorns and candyland, but its pink waters are not that friendly. This is a salt mining site, where salt is extracted in a very hard way, by having to stand…
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