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Lago Rosa, Dakar

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Splash into the pinkish water of Lago Rosa, where salt-processing algae create an unusual color rarely seen in natural lakes and rivers. Take a stroll along the lake's white beaches and enjoy a view of sand dunes, which serve as the end point of the famous Paris-Dakar rally. The pink color of the water is especially striking during the dry season, from November to June. Plan my Dakar trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Everybody visiting Dakar goes there, and for a reason! Better going in dry season, I was lucky enough to be there on a day in which the colour was particularly strong. The contrast with the white of.....  more »
  • Haha yes, so in the dry season, there is only a pink tinge. There's not much else to see or do here either, unless you want to be lured by one of the touts on a pirogue ride out into the lake. FYI...  more »
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