People come from distant parts even other countries seeking salt here in the Sine-saloum area of Senegal.
The Senegalese-French Alliance community center provides many cultural services to students, researchers and the general public in Kaolack with it's lending library, study rooms, archives of newspapers, theater, movie room, language lab, classrooms and cybercafe. It's unusual design won the Aga Khan Award in architecture.
John (left) speaking with the director.
At Kaolack, we were entertained by a musical theater troop which presents morality plays in the City and in the villages.