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Lac rosé is worth the short trip from Dakar.
Yes, indeed - the lake is not always pink, unfortunately.
And yes, it is not a perfectly cleaned-up-for-tourists lake. Because it is real: People produce salt here, in the same way it has been practiced decades...More
It's unfortunate that I came during the rainy season and the lake was not pink at this time. I was told by a local that the fresh rain water changes the waters chemistry and that the color will begin to change again in October. I...More
Lake is beautiful. Make sure to visit it in the afternoon, as the colors are not showing up until the sun has done some work. Rent a boat to get close to the salt-miners. Visit the restaurant at the end of the lake to take...More
Interesting place to visit, but not important. It's just an extremely salty lake from which salt is mined in little canoes that may or may not have a pink tone to it when you visit. Like much of Senegal, it's very dirty, with trash strewn...More
This is a typical tourist trap. The lake is small and not that pink, but they tried to "develop" it and turn into a better attraction with boats, ATV, cafes and of course tourist shops and hotels.
There is a lot of selling pressure and...More
Perhaps I visited at the wrong time of year, but Lac Rose was fairly dry in August so the famous pink color was missing. The large salt mounds were cool, and the beaches a little further down the road were lovely. It wasn't a highlight...More
It nice to see, but please do not expect it to be pink as on some photos. You need perfect light and time of year. It is also not that close to Dakar as you might think, because of heavy traffic. It's not bad, but...More
On arrival i was immediately jumped on by guides wanting to take me out in their boats. i hadnt intended to do this, and wanted peace and quiet. this isn't really possible here. i walked away from the main area and met a man with...More
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I have met a nanny (who could be your guide too) while there and I regret not having her phone number... I think you could ask the owner of the hotel or in the expat community (expatblog.comm) for a trustworthy person... More
I have met a nanny (who could be your guide too) while there and I regret not having her phone number... I think you could ask the owner of the hotel or in the expat community (expatblog.comm) for a trustworthy person you could employ for a fortnight...
I hope this helps..