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Weekly Photo Challenge – Culture

26 Apr

We experienced a whole different culture when we went to a wedding in Senegal last year. This is the guests dancing after the ceremony which took place in a marquee on the roof

Guests at the wedding dancing the night away

Guests at the wedding dancing the night away

 

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17 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge – Culture

  1. toemailer

    May 7, 2013 at 12:11 am

    We would love to post that at toemail if you do not mind? Anywhere in particular in Senegal? http://toemail.wordpress.com

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 7, 2013 at 5:33 am

      I’d be very happy for you to repost that photo. We were in Dakar. I love the premise of your blog! Just toes, or feet! I have some beautiful baby feet photos! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  2. seeker

    April 27, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    So lively, they sure know how to have fun.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      May 1, 2013 at 10:44 am

      Yes they do! The bursts of dancing only lasted a few minutes but they were SO energetic! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  3. mrscarmichael

    April 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    I would like to be at that party!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 6:11 pm

      It was a cracker! Such dancing, singing and drumming as I have never seen before! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  4. Dilip

    April 27, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    Cross cultural learning opens our mind to becoming a global citizen.
    Beautiful post indeed!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 7:19 pm

      Thank you. It was our son’s wedding and a wonderful experience. ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  5. Colline

    April 27, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    They certainly celebrate with enthusiasm!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 7:21 pm

      They do indeed. It was enormous fun and full of such energy! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  6. El Guapo

    April 27, 2013 at 3:46 am

    Perfect pic for the challenge!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 9:24 am

      Thank you – and it was a wonderful family wedding! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  7. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    April 27, 2013 at 12:00 am

    It seems you have experienced a lot more “culture”…well, maybe not culture…but, people of different cultures… than I have or will…probably due to traveling…I envy that…Can’t help it!…

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 9:26 am

      We are very lucky in having family all over the world and now having a Senegalese daughter-in-law. I say ‘lucky’ – yes, in many ways, but I do miss being able to be with them all and to hug them properly. Skype is brilliant but not enough! ๐Ÿ™‚

       
  8. cynthiamc1

    April 26, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Wow! Looks like quite a shindig!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 27, 2013 at 7:20 pm

      Indeed it was. The Senegalese know how to party! ๐Ÿ™‚

       

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