Monday, September 15, 2014


We just learned about the country of Senegal

Senegal is a country on the north west part of Africa, right on the Atlantic Ocean.
(from: wikipedia - senegal)

The flag of senegal is a green stripe, a yellow stripe with a green star in the middle, and a red stripe.
The green, yellow and red are the Pan-African colors that are shared by many other African countries to help join the countries together as one continent.
The green stripe and star are for hope, the yellow is for arts, learning and money and the red is for the blood of the people fighting for the country.
flag of senegal
(from: wikipedia - flag of senegal)

To eat in Senegal you might have thiéboudienne, which is fish flavored with parsley, lemon, garlic and onions, then cookied with tomato paste and vegetables and served with rice.
(from: wikipedia - senegalese cuisine)

In Senegal the people use salt wells to help get valuable salt from the ground.
salt wells
(from: wikipedia - sine-saloum)

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