Dakar - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Heavy winter clothes and stressed attitude. - Jul 2020

Preconceptions of West Africa and Muslims - Dakar will surprise you. - Dec 2019

Fancy shoes. - Dec 2018

Take it all, you never know where you will visit and will end up purchasing what you already threw in storage. - Dec 2018

rushed attitude and high-end vehicles - Apr 2016

Germophobia - you are moving to west Africa after all. Also, don't come expecting a fully developed country. There are still many parts of the infrastructure that need major work, but an expat's life is relatively easy. - Aug 2014

Cold weather clothes. - Apr 2014

expectations that this is the Paris of Africa with beautiful beaches. While Dakar is nicer than some of the other countries in West Africa, it will still be a challenging tour. - Jun 2013

Winter coats. - Mar 2013

perceptions of Dakar based on the opinions of those who were here 20 years ago. It's not the "Paris" of anywhere. - Oct 2012

Winter clothes, high heels, roller blades, impatience, control issues, and high expectations. - Mar 2012

service expectations, winter clothes, road rules and sense of time. - Aug 2011

winter clothes - Jan 2011

Winter clothes. It cools down during winter but never gets cold. - Feb 2010

Very cold winter clothes - Feb 2010

Taste for cleanliness and timely matters. - Jan 2010

Warm coats. - May 2009

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