February Instagram Takeover

Over the weekend, I invited one of my favourite instagrammers Cecile @_ccil_ to take over La Basketry feed and share her favourite places and secret spots in Senegal.
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Missed it? Head to Instagram or scroll down for some serious wanderlust. 
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1. Gorée or Île de Gorée
goree island
Cecile says: 'Gorée is a short boat ride from Dakar. You will love all the beautiful pastel-coloured houses all across the island.
The highlight is 'La Maison des Esclaves' or House of Slaves - the final exit point for many slaves from Africa being brought to the Americas.' 
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2. Le marché de brousse de Sandiara
african market sandiara senegal
'Le marché de Sandiara / Sandiara market where you can buy pretty much everything including clothing, fruits and a cow.' 
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3. Lompoul Desert 
senegal desert lompoul
Cecile says: 'Lompoul Desert at the south of Saint-Louis is not-to-be missed.  
Is there anything more beautiful than sand dunes and peaceful than the desert.'
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4.  Saint-Louis 
senegal saint louis colours
'Saint-Louis is one of my favourite cities with the colonial architecture and its peaceful vibe.
It is best to visit the city on a 'caleche' / a horse-drawn cart.' 
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5.Iwol 
senegalese woman iwol
Cecile says: 'Senegalese women are always so chic and well-dressed. I love the style of Bedik women in the south of the country and their beautiful and colourful accessories.'
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6. Dindefelo Falls 
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senegal dindefelo waterfalls
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'My last destination is Dindefelo Waterfalls in the south of Senegal.
The falls are about 100 meters high and it's a great spot for swimming or a bit of relaxation.' says Cecile.