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Senegal: King of the Café

Mark writing on the beach at Palmarin
On the beach at Palmarin with a couple of bottles of Bière la Gazelle, the sound of the sea and my trusty Palm computer: surely the perfect writing environment

I'd always believed that technology was one of the few international languages on this planet, along with Bob Marley and football, but when I tried to explain my plans to the woman behind the counter at the internet café in Kaolack, I realised that not only do the French have different keyboards, they have completely different terminology too.