Matthew Short Photography "The Ndiaga Ndiaye" is the number one transportation in Senegal. No seatbelts, no windows, full of colors, hop in and enjoy the ride! Prints available in various sizes at www.matthewshortphotography.com
Senegalese Wrestling, also called Lutte or Laamb. Is a traditional folk wresting that has its roots in voodoo. You'll often see fighters training on the beaches of Dakar in the evening. The biggest sport in Senegal, going to a match is a must for any fight fan. #senegal #dakar #mma #laamb #lutte #wanderlustafrica
The 160 ft (49 m) tall African Renaissance Monument, a bronze statue outside of Dakar, Senegal, designed by the Senegalese Pierre Goudiaby, constructed by the North Korea-based Mansudae Overseas Projects between 2008 and 2010. (from "These Mega-Sculptures Are the Biggest in the World")
From 1536 until 1848, before slavery was abolished in Senegal it was the Africa’s biggest slave trading centre from where many black slaves were deported to the Americas and other trading on the African coast.