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This lake is nominated for being in the UNESCO world heritage list and it deserves to be there, thanks to the microorganisms that cause the color in the water look red. However, certain conditions should be present for the red color to show. So you...More
Really enjoyed going to the Pink Lake! The guide books don’t sing too much praise about the Pink Lake but we loved it. We took a boat out to see how the salt is collected (it’s really backbreaking work) and joined some women (part of...More
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
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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..