Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded

This week’s theme is my lame excuse to present a few pictures from our visit to West Africa many years ago.

The round hut below belonged to an elder in a village in Guinea.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis is an outdoor marketplace in Guinea where the goods are protected from the sun by the round umbrellas.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs we rounded a corner on the road during one of our many outings in Guinea, we came upon this village with many round buildings.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe fishing boats used by the fishermen along the coast of Senegal seemed to have somewhat rounded (rather than flat) bottoms.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Faidherbe bridge over the Senegal river in Saint-Louis connects two different parts of the city, one on the mainland and the other on an island on the Senegal river.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis is a piece of art (temporary, it would seem) created out of colored sand in one of the shops on Goree Island just outside of Dakar.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI thought the shell on this turtle that we saw at a wildlife sanctuary that we visited in Senegal was well rounded.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA