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Island of Gorée

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Island of Gorée

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I traveled by ferry to the island and went on a private tour of the island and the door of no return. What an emotional and life changing experience. I still have yet to process that experience but I am eternally grateful to have made this journey on behalf of those who were
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A lovely island with a horrid history that is about a 30 minute ferry ride from the Dakar harbor. The island is lovely but is the site from where slaves left for the transatlantic voyage. It’s overwhelming when you think of it but also full of life and vibrancy today. The
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There's a good ferry traffic between Dakar and the island. Children under 5yrs go for free, but foreigners pay more as expected in such places. As soon as you reach the harbour you are surrounded by street vendors. The island is very beautiful and makes for an excellent day
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The “Maison d’Esclaves” is not to be missed for sure but the island has much to offer beyond that as well. Tranquil picturesque flagstone streets with historic buildings and some of the best art we saw at markets was worth strolling though leisurely. The restaurants at the port
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Take the ferry to this island from Dakar and you will not be disappointed. Plenty to see and lovely to stroll around this vehicle free area. Highly recommended
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