Colonial architecture of the past mixes with construction cranes, and the buzz of an energized city meets the western edge of the Old World. Welcome to Dakar — a relatively compact urban area whose sandy streets and plethora of markets are a pleasure to stroll despite the general bustle. The city has a long list of fantastic places to check out, but even frequent travelers might not know all the ins-and-outs. Here are some helpful tips to getting around Dakar on foot, by bus, by taxi, and by “car rapide.”
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