Gourmet Traveller feature for Food and Travel Magazine.
Philip Sweeney and I check out Senegal's lightning-paced capital Dakar on the tip of West Africa, where no day is complete without fresh seafood & family history is learnt through song, Oh and we get to meet Youssou N'Dour & his mum!
Horse drawn carts en route to meet the local fishing fleet at Yoff fishing beach.
It's a hive of activity as the fishing fleet returns with the days catch at Yoff fishing beach.
"You looking at me..." awaiting the fishing fleets return at Yoff beach.
Sailing in is a tricky maneuver in these traditional wooden fishing boats called Pirogues at Yoff fishing beach, Dakar.
All of the fish are unloaded by hand from the Pirogues, traditional fishing boats at a beach in Yoff district of Dakar.
The beautifully preserved Goree island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is associated with the Atlantic slave trade
Pool Area at the up market Radisson Blu
Pointe Des Almadies, a popular destination for a sunset BBQ.
The great Youssou Ndour, at home with his mother Sokhana Ndour, who wrote the book on Senegalese cooking.