Doing Dakar, Senegal, on a Budget

When travelers think of third-world countries, they often expect rock-bottom prices – cheap hotels, dollar-a-meal food, souvenirs for chump change. But Dakar, Senegal, perched on northwest Africa’s coastline, is hovering between worlds, an interesting mix of poverty and prosperity that’s anything but mega-affordable. In Dakar, most restaurant prices are comparable to those of the Western…

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